First edition. Small quarto in dark brown blindstamped cloth with spine lettered in gilt. viii+ 206 pp. A tight, very good example, gilt lettering bright, shallow loss to the head of the spine and some wear at the edges of the tips. Presentation inscription and date of July 13th, 1853 to one M.L. Noerr of Washington, D.C. from "C.H."; this was, as a small 5-line newspaper clipping notes, was Professor C.H. Hitchcock, professor of geology at Dartmouth and maker of a large-scale geologic map if the United States. This collection of short verse pieces contains Thoreau's "My Life Is Like A Stroll" from his "A Week On The Concord and Merrimack Rivers', as well as Poe's "Annabel Lee" and several pieces by Whittier, Longfellow, Tennyson and many others. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Thalatta: A Book for the Sea-Side (...
Publisher: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields
Publication Date: 1853
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First edition
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