New York: Broadway Pub. Co, 1905. First Edition. Octavo. 113p. Signed by the author, Illustrated from original photos and prints.. Though he had met Emerson, he had never met but a friend had heard Thoreau give a lecture (as he relates: "Before Walden was published") in which he said that he had been a traveler about his native village. Though Benton does not give a location, it is believed that his friend lived in Portland, Maine at the time. The author also wrote a number of articles on Thoreau in the first decade of the 20th Century. A fine bright copy bound in green cloth lettered in gilt, spine gilt.
(Inventory #: 018897)
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