Paris: Boivin & Cie, n.d. [but circa 1930], 1930. First edition of the first French translation of Thoreau's Journal, number 6 of 40 numbered copies. Edge slightly rubbed and a little faded; very good copy.. 8vo, contemporary green half morocco, marbled paper sides, gilt lettering, t.e.g., others untrimmed. Frontis portrait. Original pictorial wrappers bound in.
Selections from Thoreau's Journal translated into French by Régis Michaud, S. David and others, preceded by a seven-page preface by Michaud and a French translation of Emerson's Portrait of Thoreau. (Inventory #: 25437)
English & American Literature, Americana, First Editions, Bibliography
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