The Literary Manuscripts of Henry David Thoreau
1974 · Columbus
by Howarth, William L.
Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1974. First Edition. First printing Fine in cream and light brown cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price intact on the front flap with a tiny 1/8" closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel. One of the volumes in the Calendars of American Literary Manuscripts "which provide the scholar and critic with readily accessible lists of the available and re- and post-publication manuscript inscriptions of selected American authors." 408 pages of text, index and appendices which together provide a bibliographic evaluation of Thoreau's manuscripts. (Inventory #: TB16883)