CAPE COD: Thoreau Henry David

CAPE COD

Thoreau Henry David

Published by Boston Ticknor and Fields 1865, 1865
Hardcover
From Buddenbrooks, Inc. ABAA (Newburyport, MA, U.S.A.)

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First edition. 8vo, publisher’s original green pebbled cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on spine, embossed in blind on both covers of a wreath within framed boarders. (6), 252 pp., ads (dated December 1864). A very good and handsome copy with only light edgewear or evidence of shelving to the tips, light and light mellowing internally. SCARCE FIRST EDITION. Thoreau occasionally left his beloved woods to visit and write about other places. He went to Cape Cod, "Wishing to get a better view than I had yet of the ocean, which we are told covered more than two thirds of the globe, but of which a man who lives a few mile inland may never see any trace.". Bookseller Inventory # 26208

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Title: CAPE COD

Publisher: Boston Ticknor and Fields 1865

Publication Date: 1865

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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