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May Flowers

By: Alcott, Louisa M. [May]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Little, Brown, and Company: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2199975

Condition: Very Good


First thus. Ink name & date and pencil owner information on front endpaper, minor repair to front hinge, spine toned. 1899 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 56 pp. 8vo. Original grey cloth, gilt titles, frontispiece and illustrations by Albert F. Schmitt. A short work by the author of Little Women, an important figure in American literature and the Transcendentalist movement. The first individual appearance of this title, which originally appeared in A Garland for Girls in 1888. BAL 227. View more info

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Little Men: Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys

By: Alcott, Louisa May

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1901

Seller ID: 2262055

Condition: Near Fine


Two half-inch tears along top edge of jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed, ink marks on rear jacket flap. Ink note on front endpaper. 1901 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 335 pp. Little Men, or Life at Plumfield with Jo's Boys is a novel by American author Louisa May Alcott, first published in 1871. The novel reprises characters from Little Women and is considered by some the second book of an unofficial Little Women trilogy, which is completed with Alcott's 1886 novel Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out: A Sequel to 'Little Men'. Little Men tells the story of Jo... View more info

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The Untillable Hills

By: Christman, W.W.; Coffin, Robert P. Tristram

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Driftwind Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1874861

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Three separate ink gift notes on front flyleaf, jacket price inked out.Jacket rubbed & toned. 1937 Hard Cover. xxii, 103 pp. The fourth and final book by the Catskills poet and transcendentalist, printed in the year of his death. View more info

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Poems.

By: Emerson, R.W. [Ralph Waldo]

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields: 1863

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203629

Condition: Very Good


Civil War era reprint of the work originally published in 1847. Top corner of first few pages stained, front matter lightly foxed. 1863 Hard Cover. 251, 22 pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by the American transcendentalist, essayist, and poet who championed individualism. Includes the following: The Sphinx; Each and All; The Problem; To Rhea; The Visit; Uriel; The World-Soul; Alphonso of Castile; Mithridates; To J.W.; Fate; Guy; Tact; Hamatreya; Earth-Song; Good-Bye; The Rhodora; The Humble-Bee; Berrying; The Snow-Storm; Woodnotes I & II; Monadnoc; Fable; Ode; Astraea; Etienne de la Boece; Suum ... View more info

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Collected Poems and Translations (The Library of America 70)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203827

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 637 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of verse by the American philosopher, religious figure, and poet who was also a member of the Transcendentalists, with chronology, notes, and index following text. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is to keep classic works of American literature and history in print as a way of preserving cultural heritage.Keywords: AMERICAN ... View more info

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The Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson (The Illustrated Modern Library)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Illustrated Modern Library / Random House, Inc.: 1944

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275632

Condition: Very Good


Lacks publisher's slipcase, includes clear acetate jacket. Edges rubbed, 1 inch chip from front jacket corner. 1944 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 557, [7] pp. 8vo. A collection of nearly thirty essays by the 19th century American philosopher who encouraged individualism. He was good friends with Henry David Thoreau, and a co-founder of the Transcendentalist movement. Color illustrations by John Steuart Curry. View more info

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Letters and Social Aims

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $10.00

Publisher: James R. Osgood and Company: 1876

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291938

Condition: Very Good


1876 Osgood reprint. Boards rubbed & lightly soiled. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. 8vo. A collection of essays by the 19th century Transcendentalist author and champion of individualism. CONTENTS: Poetry and Imagination; Social Aims; Eloquence; Resources; The Comic; Quotation and Originality; Progress of Culture; Persian Poetry; Inspiration; Greatness; Immortality. Ralph Waldo Emerson (May 25, 1803 – April 27, 1882) was an American lecturer, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champio... View more info

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Poems (Household Edition)

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo; Cabot, J.E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1885

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269226

Condition: Very Good


Owner bookplate and ink name stamps on endpapers, ink name and date on front flyleaf. 1885 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 315, [3] pp. 8vo. A collection of poems by the American transcendentalist, essayist, and poet who championed individualism. Prefatory note by J.E. Cabot stating that 'This volume contains nearly all the pieces included in the Poems and May-Day of former editions'. Includes: The Sphinx; Each and All; The Problem; To Rhea; The Visit; Uriel; The World-Soul; Alphonso of Castile; Mithridates; To J.W.; Destiny; Guy; Hamatreya; Earth-Song; Good-Bye; ... View more info

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Cape Cod

By: Thoreau, Henry D. [David]

Price: $275.00

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

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

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

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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Reflections at Walden

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hallmark: 1971

Seller ID: 2206432

Condition: Near Fine


Includes original box. Box shows some wear. Book and jacket both exceptional condition. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An abridged version of his classic work, also includes several selections of his other writings. View more info

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Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

By: Thoreau, Henry David

Price: $10.00

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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Walden and Other Writings of Henry David Thoreau (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 155)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Atkinson, Brooks; Scudder, Townsend

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1950

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2273286

Condition: Very Good


Includes publisher's jacket. Minor pencil underlining and marginalia (introduction and first chapter only), jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from spine head and foot. 1950 Hard Cover. xxiv, 732 pp. 8vo. The first comprehensive, single-volume edition of the writings of Henry David Thoreau. Edited, and with a biographical introduction, by Brooks Atkinson. View more info

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Bradnick, Jean A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company [Westvaco]: 1966

Seller ID: 2275883

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase. Slipcase toned. 1966 Hard Cover. 207, [9] pp. 8vo. A special edition of Thoreau's famous work, issued as part of Westvaco's Christmas series, with a foreword by Jean A. Bradnick written specially for this edition, and illustrations reproduced from period engravings. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers is a book by Henry David Thoreau, first published in 1849. The book is ostensibly the narrative of a boat trip from Concord, Massachusetts to Concord, New Hampshire and back Thoreau had taken with his brother John in 1839. As John had died from tetanus in 184... View more info

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Cape Cod (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2195578

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1979 Full-Leather. xx, 215, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Dark brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by R.J. Holden. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. View more info

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Cape Cod (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Thoreau, Henry David; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 2294862

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor scuffs, edges of endpapers a bit faded, blank publisher's bookplate laid in. 1979 Full-Leather. xx, 215, [1] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown full leather, gilt titles & decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by R.J. Holden. Thoreau's transcendentalist travel meditation, focused on Cape Cod Massachusetts. Arguably some of Thoreau’s most beautiful writings on American history and natural scenery, this collection is dedicated to the poet’s ruminations on the beaches of Cape Cod. Exploring the variety of natu... View more info