Henry David Thoreau

We can help you find the henry david thoreau books you are looking for. As the world's largest independent marketplace for new, used and rare books, you always get the best in service and value when you buy from Biblio.com, and all of your purchases are backed by our return guarantee.

Henry David Thoreau Books & Ephemera

The Variorum Walden

The Variorum Walden

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

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 out the recurring images and symbols... Another unique feature… 'The Variorum Walden' gathers and summarizes all of the major... Read more
Item Price
$375.00
Thoreau in the Mountains: Writings by Henry David Thoreau

Thoreau in the Mountains: Writings by Henry David Thoreau

by Thoreau, Henry Davd; Commentary by William Howarth

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, east o west, from which you may look down on Concord in your thought, and on all the world?' This dream was more real than imaginary, for during his brief, energetic life...... Read more
Item Price
$125.00
The Life of Thoreau: His Life and Aims [A Study]

The Life of Thoreau: His Life and Aims [A Study]

by Page, H.A

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 here 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 exhaustive record of the facts of his life." [Preface - H. A. Page] Author's edition: From Advance Proof Sheets. Minor bumping to corners; chipping to top and bottom of... Read more
Item Price
$175.00
CAPE COD

CAPE COD

by THOREAU, Henry David

Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865. First Edition. Hardcover. Light to moderate foxing. Spine a touch rubbed but gilt still sharp. A bright, Near Fine copy. Original brown cloth. Binding C, no priority. BAL 20115: 2,040 copies printed. Borst A5.1.a states that 2000 copies were printed. Catalogue dated December 1864.
Item Price
$1,250.00
THE DIAL: A MAGAZINE FOR LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND RELIGION, VOLUME II: July 1841, October 1841, January 1842, & April 1842

THE DIAL: A MAGAZINE FOR LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY, AND RELIGION, VOLUME II: July 1841, October 1841, January 1842, & April 1842

by FULLER, Margaret and EMERSON, Ralph Waldo (editors). THOREAU, Henry David

Boston & London: E. P. Peabody/John Green, 1842. First Edition. Hardcover. Contents with light to moderate foxing; several ink and blindstamp library stamps. Binding Fine. Recently and handsomely bound, without wrappers, in half green morocco leather and marbled boards with morocco corners and gilt-lettered red and brown morocco spine labels. A prototype of the 20th-century little magazine, the DIAL was the most important American literary periodical of the 19th century and one of the scarcest with... Read more
Item Price
$2,500.00
Winter: From The Journal of Henry David Thoreau

Winter: From The Journal of Henry David Thoreau

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

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 universe." [Dust Jacket] The book and dust jacket are in Fine condition. There is a protective mylar cover.
Item Price
$125.00
THE MAINE WOODS

THE MAINE WOODS

by THOREAU, Henry David

Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1864. First Edition. Hardcover. Contents clean. Spine pleasantly sunned, tips a bit frayed, gilt clear. Near Fine and scarce in this condition. Original purple Z cloth. BAL 20113: 1650 copies printed though Borst A4.1.a states that 1450 copies were printed. True first printing with list of Thoreau's books priced. Catalogue dated April 1864 with last leaf advertising "The Thirteenth Volume." About THE MAINE WOODS, Dave Foreman, Earth-First eco-warrior/author, has written that... Read more
Item Price
$3,750.00
Excursions

Excursions

by Thoreau, Henry David

Ticknor and Fields, NY/ Boston, 1863. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good. "Because 'Excursions' is a chronological presentation of Thoreau's work, including early pieces as well as essays from his later life, it gives us a fascinating look at the development of one of America's greatest writers and thinkers... Thoreau had a tremendous influence on American literature and in the development of the study of natural history. He is considered one of America's foremost writers, both in terms of his writing... Read more
Item Price
$2,450.00
Thoreau Society Bulletin Numbers 1-100 October 1941-Summer 1967 With Index

Thoreau Society Bulletin Numbers 1-100 October 1941-Summer 1967 With Index

by Thoreau Society

New York: Johnson Reprint Corporation, (1970). First Reprinting. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with a gilt on green title block on the spine. A quarto measuring 12" by 9" with faint traces of rubbing to the decorations on the spine. Without a dust jacket. Unpaginated.
Item Price
$125.00
H. D. Thoreau: A Writer's Journal

H. D. Thoreau: A Writer's Journal

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

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 observations on the craft of writing, taken from Thoreau's journals — conditions required, method of creation, ideals and purpose of... Read more
Item Price
$125.00
Thoreau's Walden: A Photographic Register

Thoreau's Walden: A Photographic Register

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

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] 'Walden' as a contemporay book...Thousands of thoughtful people in all countries know Walden more intimately than they know the Atlantic or... Read more
Item Price
$125.00
Yankee in Canada, with Anti-slavery and Reform Papers

Yankee in Canada, with Anti-slavery and Reform Papers

by Thoreau, Henry David

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 essays, including 'Civil Disobedience'; 'Life Without Principle'; 'The Last Days of John Brown'; and 'Slavery in... Read more
Item Price
$975.00
Henry David Thoreau: The Poet's Delay: A Collection of Poetry by America's Greatest Observer of Nature

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)

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 watercolors by Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, and other master works that depict the beauty of nature to equal Thoreau's verse." [Pub. Info] Fine/ Dust Jacket also Fine.
Item Price
$125.00
Letters to Various Persons  [1st ed.]

Letters to Various Persons [1st ed.]

by Thoreau, Henry D

Ticknor and Fields, NY, 1865. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good. "[Thoreau's letters] are by turns earnest, oracular, witty, playful, practical - and deeply insightful and inspiring, as one would expect from America's best prose stylist and great moral philosopher." [Pub. Info regarding Thoreaus's letters in general] This book contains both letters and poems by Thoreau. Owner's book plate. Binding is tight, pages are good. Boards are good with wear to the extremities. The spine is badly chipped at the... Read more
Item Price
$750.00
The Story of Concord: Told by Concord Writers.

The Story of Concord: Told by Concord Writers.

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

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 short, it has been long enough for some part of the life of the town to be seen and reflected from their own angle of vision." [Preface] 315 pages plus a detailed... Read more
Item Price
$125.00
A Week on the Concord and the Merrimac Rivers

A Week on the Concord and the Merrimac Rivers

by Thoreau, Henry David

Ticknor and Fields, NY/ Boston, 1862. 1st edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 1st edition sheets; 2nd title page. Some chipping at top and bottom of spine. Minor tear at top of hinge. Boards Fine; hinge Fine; pages Fine - Fine unread copy. Thoreau took back unsold copies of "A Week" from the publisher who couldn't sell them. Some copies were bound but most consisted of unbound 1st edition sheets. About which he famously said he "carried up two flights of stairs to storage." It can be assumed with some... Read more
Item Price
$2,750.00
Cape Cod

Cape Cod

by Thoreau, Henry David; Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch; R.J. Holden, illustrator

Easton Press, Norwalk, CN, 1979. Hardcover. Fine/No jacket. Based on several trips to the Cape and originally published as a series of articles, Henry David Thoreau's "Cape Cod" is a remarkable work that depicts the natural beauty of Cape Cod and the nature that surrounds it. Thoreau, a consummate lover of the outdoors and nature is right at home in the Cape and he details his excitement of the area with naturalist portraits of the indigenous species and animals. Any lover of nature or of Cape Cod in... Read more
Item Price
$275.00
The Book of Concord: Thoreau's Life as a Writer

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

by Howarth, William

Viking, NY, 1982. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A fine biography, drawing on Thoreau's lesser-known masterpiece, The Journals. 1st edition.
Item Price
$95.00
EXCURSIONS

EXCURSIONS

by THOREAU, Henry David

Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1863. First Edition. Hardcover. One signature pulled, scattered foxing and staining. Covers lightly soiled with minor wear to the spine, gilt bright. Very Good. Original blue-green Z cloth. Portrait frontispiece, the first book to include a portrait of Thoreau. BAL 20111: 1558 copies printed. Borst A3.1.a states that 1558 copies were printed but only 1500 were bound. Ten pieces are contained within, including a Biographical Sketch by Emerson of Thoreau and nine essays by... Read more
Item Price
$1,062.50
Through the Year with Thoreau

Through the Year with Thoreau

by Gleason, Herbert W

Houghton Mifflin & Company, Boston MA, 1917. Hardcover. Very Good. Photographs by Herbert Gleason. "Thoreau writes in his journal, under the date of December 10, 1856: 'It is remarkable how suggestive the slightest drawing as a memento of things seen...' The present volume is an endeavor to go a step beyond Thoreau's sketches to reproduce, with the aid of photographs, some of the outdoor scenes and natural phenomena in which he delighted..." [Preface] A series of selections from Thoreau's journals plus... Read more
Item Price
$145.00
CAPE COD

CAPE COD

by THOREAU, Henry David

Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1865. First Edition. Hardcover. Light to moderate foxing, some early pencil writing on endpapers. Spine gilt bright with some fraying to the tips and edges. Very Good. Original purple cloth. Binding A, no priority. BAL 20115: 2,040 copies printed. Borst A5.1.a states that 2000 copies were printed. Catalogue dated December 1864.
Item Price
$750.00
Works of Henry David Thoreau

Works of Henry David Thoreau

by Owens, Lily (Ed)

New York: Avenel. Fair in Fair dust jacket. 1981. Reprint. 1. Hard Cover. 0517336308 . Foxing on endpapers, pages are faded. Unclipped dust jacket has a hole in the upper front right corner and shows shelf-wear. . B&W Photographs. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. 713 pp .
Item Price
$5.00
ON PARTRIDGES. SELECTIONS FROM HIS JOURNAL 1851-1860 Limited Edition 68/660

ON PARTRIDGES. SELECTIONS FROM HIS JOURNAL 1851-1860 Limited Edition 68/660

by Thoreau, H. D

Isaac Oelgart. Fine with no dust jacket. 1984. Wrappers. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Some , perhaps, rather tall tales. Green paper wraps, white paper label, hand bound with string (sewn). Green end papers, cream colored laid paper text block, 17pp. Not listed in BAL .
Item Price
$73.45
PERTAINING TO THOREAU

PERTAINING TO THOREAU

by (THOREAU, Henry David) [Jones, Samuel Arthur] editor

Detroit: Edwin B. Hill, 1901. First Edition. Hardcover. Owner name of A. W. Adair dated May 1901 on the front blank. Light wear. Near Fine. Original brown cloth with gilt lettering on the spine; xviii, 171 pages. Although there is no indication of such, this title was apparently limited to only 225 copies according to an issue of The Thoreau Society Bulletin dated July 1949 and the original prospectus, not present here. A collection of ten essays and reviews, some of the earliest appreciations or... Read more
Item Price
$250.00