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The Book of Concord: Thoreau's Life as a Writer

by Howarth, William

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1982
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1st edition
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Viking, NY, 1982. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A fine biography, drawing on Thoreau's lesser-known masterpiece, The Journals. 1st edition.
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The Life of Thoreau: His Life and Aims [A Study]

by Page, H.A

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Published
1877
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Near Fine
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Special Edition
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James R. Osgood & Company, Boston, 1877. Special Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. "The scattered materials have never before been brought together in such a form as they are hereÉ a pretty complete biography will be found embodied in the book. [It is] an effort to gain a consistent view of the man's character rather than an… Read more
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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

by Thoreau, Henry David

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1890
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1890. Hardcover. Near Fine/No jacket. In the late summer of 1839, Thoreau and his older brother John made a two-week boat-and-hiking trip from Concord, Massachusetts, to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. After John's sudden death in 1842, Thoreau began to prepare a memorial account of their excursion. He wrote two drafts of this story… Read more
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Yankee in Canada, with Anti-slavery and Reform Papers

by Thoreau, Henry David

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Published
1881
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1881. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers' is an anthology of works by Henry David Thoreau, edited by his sister Sophia Thoreau and his friends William Ellery Channing and Ralph Waldo Emerson. It was published in 1866, after Thoreau's death. Contains ten of Thoreau's most important and historically significant… Read more
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Henry David Thoreau: The Poet's Delay: A Collection of Poetry by America's Greatest Observer of Nature

by illustrated by WInslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, plus other artists including Andrew Wyeth, Audubon, Jesse Wilcox Smith ( M of FA Boston)

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Published
1992
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Rizzoli NY, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Thoreau is best known for Walden, but [during the] years prior to its publication, he was busy at work as a poet. Thoreau considered himself not a maker of poetic verses, but a man of poetic mind. His subject matter - integrity - was what mattered most in his life. Illustrated with magnificent… Read more
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Walden or Life in the Woods

by Thoreau, Henry David; Introduction by Raymond Adams; illustrations by Rudolph Ruzicka

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Published
1930
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Special edition
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Lakeside Publication, Chicago, 1930. Special edition. Hardcover. Fine. Walden' is one of the best-known non-fiction books ever written by an American. It details Thoreau's sojourn in a cabin near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson." [Pub. Info] "By immersing himself in nature, Thoreau hoped to gain a more objective understanding of… Read more
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Passage to Walden

by Cook, Reginald L. (author); Henry David Thoreau

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Published
1949
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Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1949. Very Good/ Fair. Thoreau wrote in his journals: "I should be pleased to meet man in the woods. I wish he were to be encountered like wild caribous and moose.' [This book] is primarily concerned with Thoreau's relation to nature. This was the core of his genius. It is further concerned with his relationship… Read more
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The Variorum Walden

by Thoreau, Henry David; Annotated with Introduction by Walter Harding

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Published
1962
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Twayne Publishers, NY, 1962. Hardcover. Fine/Good. This variorum 'Walden' is based on Thoreau's own copy of the first edition, personally marked with his changes for future editions… and it is the first 'Walden' with its text printed exactly as Thoreau wished it to be… [It] features the first complete annotation of the difficult and obscure allusions... [and] points… Read more
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The Annotated Walden

by Thoreau, Henry David; Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Philip Van Doren Stern

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Published
1992
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Barnes & Noble Books, NY, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Henry David Thoreau lived from July 4, 1845 to September 6, 1847 in the cabin he had built on the shores of Walden Pond. During those twenty-six months, he wrote done the first draft of the material that was to appear in his second published book, 'Walden'. [The] work made… Read more
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Walden or Life In The Woods

by Thoreau, Henry David; Illustrations by Aldren Watson

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Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon NY, no date. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as a chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up." [Thoreau] The book is in Fine condition with an image of the words on the cover… Read more
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Thoreau in the Mountains: Writings by Henry David Thoreau

by Thoreau, Henry Davd; Commentary by William Howarth

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Published
1982
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1st edition
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Farrar, Straus, Giroux, NY, 1982. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. On October 29,1857, Henry Thoreau wrote in his journal of a dream that had come to him fo perhaps the twentieth time. He saw a mountain standing east of Concord, where the land is low and flat, and climbed to its summit: 'And are there not such mountains,… Read more
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Thoreau's Walden: A Photographic Register

by Kane, Henry Bugbee; Introductioin by Brooks Atkinson; Henry David Thoreau

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Published
1946
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Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1946. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No jacket. To celebrate the one hundredth anniversary of Thoreau's experiment in housekeeping at Walden Pond. [Kane] decided to photograph as many as possible of the things that delighted Thoreau and nourished his spirit. Since nature does not change much in a century of New England, Mr. Kane [portrayed]… Read more
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H. D. Thoreau: A Writer's Journal

by Thoreau, Henry David; Editing and Introduction by Laurence Stapleton

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Published
1961
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1st edition
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Heinemann, London, 1961. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. Says I to myself' this, Thoreau resolved, should be the motto of his journal. And he understood that the journal must, therefore, excel in some respects his other writing. By it the sap ascended; in it he grew newness of thought and feeling, and shook off inspiration ill-disposed." [Introduction] "Timeless… Read more
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Winter: From The Journal of Henry David Thoreau

by Thoreau, Henry David; H. G. O. Blake (editor)

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Published
1973
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Corner House Publishers [Literature Reprint Series] Williamstown, MA, 1973. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Henry Thoreau's Journals have long occupied a sacred position in the literary heritage of this nation. His use of nature as a stimulus to perceptive comment on the human species has endeared him to both nature lovers and to all those who ponder man's role in the… Read more
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Henry David Thoreau: The Concord and the Merrimack

by Thoreau, Henry David; Excerpts from 'A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers' Arranged with Notes by Dudley C. Lunt; Illustrations by Henry Bugbee Kane

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Published
1954
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Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1954. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Good. You can see up and down the Merrimack several miles each way. The broad and straight river of light and life, with its sparkling and foaming falls, the islet which divides the stream… the woodland lake at its western base, and the mountains in the north and… Read more
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Concord: American Town

by Scudder, Townsend

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Published
1947
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Little, Brown and Company, Boston MA, 1947. 1st edition. Hardcover. Near Fine; sun fading to top of front and back covers and spine /No Jacket. "Why not choose some noteworthy place and then funnel the course of history through the personalities and actions of each of its generations. I might have used some great city I… Read more
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Thoreau: Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

by Thoreau, Henry David; Robert F. Sayer, Notes and Selected the Text

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1985
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Library of America/ University of Cambridge, UK, 1985. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Collected for the first time in one volume, these are the four full-length works in which Thoreau combined his poetic sensibility, classical learning, philosophical austerity, and Yankee love of practical detail into a lifelong literary experiment in the exploration of nature. [Dust Jacket] The four books:… Read more
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"In the Wilderness is the Preservation of the World"

by Porter, Eliot - Selections from the Writings of Henry David Thoreau; Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch

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Published
1967
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Ballantine Books, NY, 1967. Soft Cover. Very Good. Photography by Eliot Porter. "In 1962, photographer Eliot Porter and the Sierra Club founder, David Brower, published this bestselling, and now long-out-of-print, classic monograph that has often been referred to as 'the very first coffee table book' ever published. Porter masterfully created and paired his color photographs of the New… Read more
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The Story of Concord: Told by Concord Writers.

by Swayne, Josephine Latham (editor and Preface); photographs by E. F. Worchester

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Published
1919
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Geo. H. Ellis Company, Boston MA, 1919. Hardcover. Fine. "The editor has no apology to make for the miscellaneous character of this volume. She has tried to depict briefly the history of Concord from the plantation to the present time, as presented in the writings of its own inhabitants. Whether their residence in Concord has been long or… Read more
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Walden

by Thoreau, Henry David

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Published
1975
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Limited edition
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Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 1975. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine. "Walden' (first published as 'Walden or, Life in the Woods') is an American book written by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. First… Read more
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