1975 · [Lunenburg, VT]
Limited Editions Club production of Thoreau's first book, here introduced by Charles R. Anderson and illustrated with pencil-drawn illustrations done by R.J. Holden, printed in green. Robert Anderson, who designed the volume for R.L. Dothard Associates, was so delighted by the project that he took his => canoe and retraced part of Thoreau's voyage before setting to work. The Stinehour Press printed the text, set in monotype Bell, on Strathmore paper; the Tapley-Rutter Company bound the book in half green buckram with green marbled paper–covered sides.
This is => numbered copy 733 of 2000 printed, signed at the colophon by Holden. The appropriate LEC newsletter and prospectus (in the original envelope) are laid in.
Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club, 488. Binding as above, spine ruled in gilt with gilt-stamped title, in textured paper–covered slipcase with green spine label; slipcase showing minimal shelfwear with one corner of spine label lifting, volume crisp and clean. => A very nice copy. (Inventory #: 36085)