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Image for Thackeray's Complete Works in Ten [10] Volumes: The Virginians: A Tale of Last Century; The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., a Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne, Written by Himself, to which is added Catherine, Dennis Duval, and Lovel the Widower; The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Great Hoggarty Diamond, Sketches and Travels in London, Character Sketches, Men's Wives; The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy; Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero, to which is added Novels by Eminent Hands, and The Diary of C. Jeames de la Pluche, Esq., with His Letters; The Adventures of Philip, on His Way through the World, Showing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By, to which is now prefixed A Shabby Genteel Story; The Christmas Books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh, Mrs. Perkins's Ball, Our Street, Dr. Birch, the Kickleburys on the Rhine, the Rose and the Ring, to which is added, The Memoirs of Mr. C.J. Yellowplush, the Book of Snobs, and Ballads; The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh, The Irish Sketch Book, and Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo; Roundabout Papers (from The Cornhill Magazine), to which is added The Four Georges, The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century, The Second Funeral of Napoleon, Critical Reviews, and Selections from Punch; The Newcomes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family

Thackeray's Complete Works in Ten [10] Volumes: The Virginians: A Tale of Last Century; The History of Henry Esmond, Esq., a Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Queen Anne, Written by Himself, to which is added Catherine, Dennis Duval, and Lovel the Widower; The Memoirs of Barry Lyndon, Great Hoggarty Diamond, Sketches and Travels in London, Character Sketches, Men's Wives; The History of Pendennis: His Fortunes and Misfortunes, His Friends and His Greatest Enemy; Vanity Fair: A Novel without a Hero, to which is added Novels by Eminent Hands, and The Diary of C. Jeames de la Pluche, Esq., with His Letters; The Adventures of Philip, on His Way through the World, Showing Who Robbed Him, Who Helped Him, and Who Passed Him By, to which is now prefixed A Shabby Genteel Story; The Christmas Books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh, Mrs. Perkins's Ball, Our Street, Dr. Birch, the Kickleburys on the Rhine, the Rose and the Ring, to which is added, The Memoirs of Mr. C.J. Yellowplush, the Book of Snobs, and Ballads; The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh, The Irish Sketch Book, and Notes of a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo; Roundabout Papers (from The Cornhill Magazine), to which is added The Four Georges, The English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century, The Second Funeral of Napoleon, Critical Reviews, and Selections from Punch; The Newcomes: Memoirs of a Most Respectable Family

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $100.00  $80.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt, Publisher: 1900

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292788

Condition: Near Fine


A couple tiny spots to spines, otherwise an excellent set. 1900 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Red cloth, gilt titles, frontispieces to each volume reproduced from various editions. The complete works of the popular British author best known for Vanity Fair. William Makepeace Thackeray (18 July 1811 – 24 December 1863) was an English novelist of the 19th century. He was famous for his satirical works, particularly Vanity Fair, a panoramic portrait of English society. View more info

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Vanity Fair, in Two Volumes

By: Thackeray, William Makepeace

Price: $30.00  $24.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin and Company: 1889

Seller ID: 2303150

Condition: Very Good


Edges lightly rubbed, rear paste-down endpaper of volume one creased. 1889 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. Two volume set. Top page ridge gilt. Vanity Fair is an English novel by William Makepeace Thackeray, which follows the lives of Becky Sharp and Amelia Sedley amid their friends and families during and after the Napoleonic Wars. It was first published as a 19-volume monthly serial from 1847 to 1848, carrying the subtitle Pen and Pencil Sketches of English Society, reflecting both its satirisation of early 19th-century British society and the many illustrations d... View more info

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The Story of Manon Lescaut and the Chevalier des Grieux

By: The Abbe Prevost d'Exiles; Waddell, Helen

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1935

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2203445

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. 1935 Hard Cover. xi, 155 pp. Translated from the original text of 1731 by Helen Waddell, with illustrations by Pierre Brissaud. The sweetness of her glance, or rather my evil star already in its ascendant and drawing me to my ruin, did not allow me to hesitate for a moment. So begins the story of Manon Lescaut, a tale of passion and betrayal, of delinquency and misalliance, which moves from early eighteenth-century Paris--with its theatres, assemblies, and gaming-houses-via prison and deportation to a tragic denouement in the treeless wa... View more info

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Fresh Hearts That Failed Three Thousand Years Ago; with Other Things

By: The Author of The New Priest in Conception Bay [Lowell, Robert T.S.]

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1860

Seller ID: 2203473

Condition: Good


Bound in preceding front free endpaper is a four-page review of Robert Lowell's work The New Priest in Conception Bay. Front hinge just starting, spine cloth loosening, minor loss from spine head and foot. 1860 Hard Cover. iv, vi, [2], 121, 16 pp. 8vo. A collection of verse by the brother of well-known American Romantic poet James Russell Lowell. View more info

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King Arthur: An Epic Poem (The Knebworth Edition)

By: The Right Hon. Lord Lytton [Bulwer-Lytton, Edward]

Price: $25.00  $20.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons: 1875

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2055134

Condition: Fair


Hinges loosening, front free endpaper loose but included. 1875 Hard Cover. xix, 366, xvi, [2] pp. 8vo. A long epic poem based on the legend of King Arthur, and Bulwer-Lytton's last published work of poetry (following Ismael and The New Timon). The author is most well-known for his 1834 novel The Last Days of Pompeii. View more info

Image for Boys' and Girls' Bookshelf, in Twenty Volumes, Plus Index: Volume I, Part One: Fun and Thought for Little Folk; Volume II, Part Two: Fun and Thought for Little Folk; Volume III, Part One: Famous Tales and Laughter Stories; Volume IV, Part Two: Famous Tales and Laughter Stories; Volume V, Part One: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume VI, Part Two: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume VII, Part One: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume VIII, Part Two: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume IX, Part One: Children's Book of Fact and Fancy; Volume XI, Part One: Children's Book of Work and Play; Volume XII, Part Two: Children's Book of Work and Play; Volume XIII, Part Three: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume XIV, Part Four: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume XV, Part One: Book of Wonders and Curious Things; Volume XVI, Part Two: Book of Wonders and Curious Things; Volume XVII, Part Three: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume XVIII, Part Four: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume XIX, Part One: Little Journeys Into Bookland; Volume XX, Part Two: Little Journeys Into Bookland; Index and Reading Study Courses: A Guide to the Bookshelf's Use and Enjoyment.

Boys' and Girls' Bookshelf, in Twenty Volumes, Plus Index: Volume I, Part One: Fun and Thought for Little Folk; Volume II, Part Two: Fun and Thought for Little Folk; Volume III, Part One: Famous Tales and Laughter Stories; Volume IV, Part Two: Famous Tales and Laughter Stories; Volume V, Part One: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume VI, Part Two: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume VII, Part One: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume VIII, Part Two: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume IX, Part One: Children's Book of Fact and Fancy; Volume XI, Part One: Children's Book of Work and Play; Volume XII, Part Two: Children's Book of Work and Play; Volume XIII, Part Three: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume XIV, Part Four: Book of Nature and Outdoor Life; Volume XV, Part One: Book of Wonders and Curious Things; Volume XVI, Part Two: Book of Wonders and Curious Things; Volume XVII, Part Three: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume XVIII, Part Four: Historic Tales and Golden Deeds; Volume XIX, Part One: Little Journeys Into Bookland; Volume XX, Part Two: Little Journeys Into Bookland; Index and Reading Study Courses: A Guide to the Bookshelf's Use and Enjoyment.

By: The University Society

Price: $150.00  $120.00

Publisher: The University Society: 1912

Seller ID: 2287328

Condition: Good


Lacks volume X. Some binding repairs. Ink name on front endpaper of volume I, stains on front board of volume III, title page loose but included in volume IV, light water damage to volume VIII, title page missing from volume XII, stain on pages 407-414 of volume XIV, stain on front board of volume XVIII. 1912 Large Hardcover. Twenty volumes of twenty-one volumes (lacks volume 10). Boys' and Girls' Bookshelf, in Twenty Volumes, Plus Index: Volume I, Part One: Fun and Thought for Little Folk; Volume II, Part Two: Fun and Thought for Little Folk; Volume III, Part One: Famous Tales and Laughter St... View more info

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Getting Over Tom: Stories

By: Thomas, Abigail

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282551

ISBN: 1565120248

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 204 pp. These twelve stories--about women of all ages--are so knowing, so effortlessly funny, so poignant that it's clear we're in the hands of a writer who has spent her half-century becoming an expert on the subject of Women Who Love Too Much. View more info

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Herb's Pajamas: Stories

By: Thomas, Abigail

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282552

ISBN: 1565121899

Condition: Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A fine copy. 1998 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 199 pp. With her own special brand of delicate, elliptical, and humorous fiction, Abigail Thomas offers another extraordinary visit with people she knows far better than they know themselves. There's Walter, newly abandoned by his wife; there's Edith, a fiftyish virgin; there's Bunny, taking care of her mother and her mother's boyfriend; and there's Belle, whose married lover dies in the hallway wearing her dead husband Herb's pajama top. Blindly, they encounter one ... View more info

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Town and Country Almanack; or, Complete farmer's calendar, for the year of our Lord 1817

By: Thomas, Isaiah, Jr.

Price: $40.00  $32.00

Publisher: Printed by and for William Manning,: 1817

Seller ID: 2265380

Condition: Fair


Several marginal notes in ink, which appear contemporary. Corners dog-eared. 1817 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. [42 pp.] Appears to be incomplete, as OCLC calls for 48 unnumbered pages. An almanac by an important early American printer. View more info

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The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher

By: Thomas, Lewis

Price: $3.00  $2.40

Publisher: Bantam Books, Inc.: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2268952

ISBN: 055312403X

Condition: Very Good


Pages faintly toned, minor general wear. 1979 Mass Market Paperback. viii, 180 pp. Elegant, suggestive, and clarifying, Lewis Thomas's profoundly humane vision explores the world around us and examines the complex interdependence of all things. Extending beyond the usual limitations of biological science and into a vast and wondrous world of hidden relationships, this provocative book explores in personal, poetic essays to topics such as computers, germs, language, music, death, insects, and medicine. Lewis Thomas writes, Once you have become permanently startled, as I am, by the realization t... View more info

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Lark Rise

By: Thompson, Flora; Casson, Sir Hugh

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Folio Society: 1979

Seller ID: 2279004

Condition: Near Fine


A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. Spine lightly toned. 1979 Hard Cover. 241 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Lark Rise is a 1939 semi-autobiographical novel by the English author Flora Thompson. It was illustrated by Lynton Lamb. In 1945 the book was republished as part of the trilogy Lark Rise to Candleford, comprising the novels Lark Rise (1939), Over to Candleford (1941), and Candleford Green (1943). It is the inspiration for the recent BBC series, which is named for the trilogy. View more info

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Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs

By: Thompson, Hunter S.

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Random House: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2299707

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of the trade edition in first state jacket ($4.95 jacket price, 1/67 date), not the book club edition. Boards faintly soiled, jacket edges lightly rubbed, 1 inch closed tear (repaired on reverse with clear tape) with associated faint crease along top jacket edge. 1967 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 278, [2] pp. 8vo. Author's first book. Hell's Angels: The Strange and Terrible Saga of the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs is a book written by Hunter S. Thompson, first published in 1966 by Random House. It was widely lauded for its up-close and uncompromising look a... View more info

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The Great Shark Hunt: Strange Tales from a Strange Time

By: Thompson, Hunter S.

Price: $12.00  $9.60

Publisher: Rolling Stone Press / Summit Books: 1979

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2303043

ISBN: 0671400460

Condition: Very Good


Fifth printing. No jacket. Page ridges very faintly foxed. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 602 pp. Thompson's fourth book, and Volume 1 of his Gonzo Papers. The Great Shark Hunt is Dr. Hunter S. Thompson's largest and, arguably, most important work, covering Nixon to napalm, Las Vegas to Watergate, Carter to cocaine. These essays offer brilliant commentary and outrageous humor, in signature Thompson style. Ranging in date from the National Observer days to the era of Rolling Stone, The Great Shark Hunt offers myriad, highly charged entries, including the first Hu... View more info

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The Witch and Other Tales Re-Told

By: Thompson, Jean

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Blue Rider Press: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2294324

ISBN: 0399170588

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Minor surface tear from sticker removal to rear jacket panel. 2014 Hard Cover. xiv, 256 pp. Great fairy tales are not always stories designed for children. The lurking wolf in “Little Red Riding Hood,” the gingerbread house that lures Hansel and Gretel, the beauty asleep in her castle—these fables represent some of our deepest, most primeval fears and satisfy our longing for good to win out over evil (preferably in the most gruesome way possible). In this captivating new collection, critically acclaimed author Jean Thompson takes the classic fairy tale and brings it into t... View more info

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First Body: Stories

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282554

ISBN: 039578588X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. A very nice copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 165 pp. In praise of her first story collection, Girls in the Grass, the New York Times wrote, Melanie Rae Thon belts out her short stories in a tone and style reminiscent of classic blues singers . . . The reader is swept along not only by her remarkable characterizations but also by the taut, magic current of her prose, which carries an exhilarating rhythmic punch. Thon brings to her new collection all the emotional intensity and vibrant lyricism that marked... View more info

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Girls in the Grass: Stories

By: Thon, Melanie Rae

Price: $20.00  $16.00

Publisher: Random House: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2282555

ISBN: 0394576632

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Jacket spine head very lightly bumped. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 272 pp. Ranging from rural Idaho to suburban Arizona and downtown Boston, eleven stories offer an insightful, poignant study of American dreams, illusions, revelations, and relationships. View more info

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimac Rivers

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Hurst & Company: 1895

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2292353

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (gift note dated 1924). No jacket. Pencil gift note on front free endpaper. 1895 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 355 pp. Green boards. It is ostensibly the narrative of a boat trip from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire, and back, that Thoreau took with his brother John in 1839. John died of tetanus in 1842 and Thoreau wrote the book, in part, as a tribute to his memory. View more info

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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $275.00  $220.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co.: 1908

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2207566

Condition: Very Good


Second Crowell edition. Corners faintly rubbed, minor scuff on spine, minor wear to 1/2 inch section of page fore-edge. 1908 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 319 pp. 8vo. Green cloth with Margaret Armstrong binding design in gilt and maroon. Copyright page states 'second edition', though this is clearly not the second edition overall (it was first published in 1865, and reprinted quite a few times during Thoreau's lifetime); rather it is the second publication of the work by Crowell, and the first to feature the Margaret Armstrong binding design. We found several ... View more info

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Cape Cod (The Writings of H.D. Thoreau) [Henry David]

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $125.00  $100.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1884

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2262775

Condition: Near Fine


1884 printing. Embossed bookseller stamp on corner of front endpaper, boards lightly rubbed. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 319 pp. 8vo. Green cloth, gilt titles, top edge gilt. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. Contents: The Shipwreck; Stage Coach Views; The Plains of Nauset; The Beach; The Wellfleet Oysterman; The Beach Again; Across the Cape; The Highland Light; The Sea and the Desert; Provincetown. View more info

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Walden; or, Life in the Woods.

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $9,250.00  $7,400.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1854

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2296397

Condition: Good


First edition (Borst A2.1.a.4, with June ads), one of 2000 copies. Map of Walden Pond present opposite p. 307. Split to front joint and split across spine cloth beneath 'Thoreau' previously repaired by adhering cloth down to text block, minor loss from spine head and foot, corners and some of board edges exposed, two gatherings sprung but holding, faint pencil gift note on front free endpaper, minimal marginalia on just a couple pages (mainly bracketing of 1-3 lines of text), a few pages faintly foxed. 1854 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 357, [5], 8 pp. 8vo. Original... View more info

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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]; Olcott, Charles S.

Price: $60.00  $48.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1914

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2291266

Condition: Very Good


Visitor's Edition. Frontispiece of Cotuit removed, otherwise complete. Lightly foxed throughout. 1914 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 336 pp. 8vo. Olive cloth, blue, yellow, and black illustration of windmill on front board, black and yellow titles. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. This edition includes an introductory note and illustrations from photographs by Charles S. Olcott. View more info

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, Vol. 1) (The Riverside Edition)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $45.00  $36.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1893

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2130108

Condition: Near Fine


Top corner faintly bumped, tiny Boston bookseller sticker on front endpaper. 1893 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xvii, 531 pp. 8vo. Original green cloth. Volume 1 in Houghton, Mifflin & Company's 10 volume collection of Thoreau's writings. A narrative of a round trip boat voyage from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire. Thoreau published an account of it in tribute to his brother, who died three years after the trip of tetanus. First published in 1849. View more info

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Walden and Civil Disobedience

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2005

Seller ID: 2261848

ISBN: 1593082088

Condition: Near Fine


Small ink name on front endpaper. 2005 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Disdainful of America's booming commercialism and industrialism, Henry David Thoreau left Concord, Massachusetts, in 1845 to live in solitude in the woods near Walden Pond. Walden, the account of his stay, conveys at once a naturalist's wonder at the commonplace and a Transcendentalist's yearning for spiritual truth and self-reliance. But, even as Thoreau disentangled himself from worldly matters, his musings were often disturbed by his social conscience. Civil Disobedience, also included in t... View more info

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Works of Henry David Thoreau (Illustrated)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: Avenel Books: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2262826

ISBN: 0517336308

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Pages toned. 1983 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. Contains the full text of Walden and many other works by Thoreau. View more info

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Walden

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Fall River Press: 2008

Seller ID: 2296350

ISBN: 1435107497

Condition: Very Good


Faint wrinkle. 2008 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. Walden by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance. First published in 1854, it details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months, and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson, near Concord, Massachusetts. The book... View more info

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Walden and Other Writings (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $6.00  $4.80

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2299794

ISBN: 1566190258

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly bumped. 1993 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 368 pp. With their call for simplicity, simplicity, simplicity!”, for self-honesty, and for harmony with nature, the writings of Henry David Thoreau are perhaps the most influential philosophical works in all American literature. The selections in this volume represent Thoreau at his best. Included in their entirety are Walden, his indisputable masterpiece, and his two great arguments for nonconformity, Civil Disobedience and Life Without Principle. A lifetime of brilliant observation of nature—a... View more info

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The Works of Henry David Thoreau: A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; Cape Cod; Civil Disobedience; Walden

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: State Street Press: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2303050

ISBN: 0681981903

Condition: Near Fine


First thus. Address label on front free endpaper, light stain on Contents page. 2001 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 604 pp. Gilt titles and decor on spine and boards, gilt page ridges. The Works of Henry David Thoreau: A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; Cape Cod; Civil Disobedience; Walden. View more info

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Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $10.00  $8.00

Publisher: Norton: 1999

Seller ID: 2279097

ISBN: 0393047512

Condition: Good


First edition. Small tear to jacket repaired with tape. 1999 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A collection of musings by one of America's premier philosophers, previously kept from publication due the difficulty of the composition, includes illustrations of the wild fruit Thoreau describes. View more info

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers; Walden; or, Life in the Woods; The Maine Woods; Cape Cod (The Library of America 28)

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1985

Seller ID: 2297785

ISBN: 0940450275

Condition: Very Good


A few light spots on slipcase, top corner of slipcase bumped. Light smudge on cloth spine. A very good copy in a very good slipcase. 1985 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1114 pp, [18]. Three-page terminal publisher ad listing other volumes in The Library of America series. Original blue cloth, gilt titles, blue ribbon marker bound in, publisher's slipcase. A collection of Thoreau's most important nature writings. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is based on a boat trip Thoreau took with his brother in 1839 from Concord, Massachusetts, to Concord, New Hampshi... View more info