Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 18 illustrations, including the frontispiece and a two-page facsimile. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. First edition. A broad, largely uncritical overview of Thoreau's friendships, Transcendentalism, and social activism. Sanborn (1831-1917) was Thoreau's Concord friend and neighbor, as well as a member of the Secret Six, or "Committee of Six," which funded the militant abolitionist John Brown. Octavo. Original blue paper-covered boards over a gray cloth spine, with a gilt-stamped leather spine label. Bookplate to the front pastedown. The rear hinge is starting. The spine is darkened just a touch, with a bit of minor wear to the corners; otherwise very good.. (Inventory #: 064047)
Literature, Poetry, California and the West, Travel and Exploration, Archives and Ephemera, Heavy Metal
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