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The Resource Walden, or, Life in the woods, by Henry D. Thoreau

Walden, or, Life in the woods, by Henry D. Thoreau

Label
Walden, or, Life in the woods
Title
Walden, or, Life in the woods
Statement of responsibility
by Henry D. Thoreau
Title variation
Life in the woods
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Former owner
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • 63
  • 20106
Citation source
  • Grolier Club. One hundred influential American books printed before 1900
  • Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature
Dewey number
818
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3048
LC item number
.A1 1854
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Walden, or, Life in the woods, by Henry D. Thoreau
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First edition of 2000 copies, published August 9, 1854
  • Title vignette featuring sketch of Thoreau's hut at Walden Pond, signed "Baker-Andrew."
  • Includes one lithograph map (facing page 307) with title "Walden Pond: a reduced plan, 1846" by S.W. Chandler & Bro. Lith., 204 Washn. St., Boston
  • "The lines beginning 'Light-winged smoke, Icarian bird' [page 271] were published in the Dial for April, 1843, under the title of 'Smoke, ' but nothing else in the book appears ever to have been printed before"--F.H. Allen, A bibliography of Henry David Thoreau (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908), page 9
  • "Complemental verses" by T. Carew: page 87
  • The UCLA copy includes [8] pages of pre-publication advertisements for Tickenor and Fields, dated May 1854.
  • Publisher's brown cloth boards; blind-stamped panel enclosing blind-stamped leafy quatrefoil centerpiece; gold-stamped spine title "Walden. Life in the Woods. Thoreau;" lemon yellow endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
357 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Lccn
15002573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in original publisher's brown cloth binding as issued, with publisher's advertisements dated May 1854. Manuscript book label on front pastedown of Bela B. Metcalf in a 19th-century hand; modern gift inscription on second front endleaf addressed to "Malcolm" from "Barbara." Gift of Lavinia P. Boyd, 2016, in memory of Stephen Lyle Boyd, UCLA '62.
Other physical details
map (lithograph)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04103827
  • ucoclc4103827
Label
Walden, or, Life in the woods, by Henry D. Thoreau
Publication
Note
  • First edition of 2000 copies, published August 9, 1854
  • Title vignette featuring sketch of Thoreau's hut at Walden Pond, signed "Baker-Andrew."
  • Includes one lithograph map (facing page 307) with title "Walden Pond: a reduced plan, 1846" by S.W. Chandler & Bro. Lith., 204 Washn. St., Boston
  • "The lines beginning 'Light-winged smoke, Icarian bird' [page 271] were published in the Dial for April, 1843, under the title of 'Smoke, ' but nothing else in the book appears ever to have been printed before"--F.H. Allen, A bibliography of Henry David Thoreau (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1908), page 9
  • "Complemental verses" by T. Carew: page 87
  • The UCLA copy includes [8] pages of pre-publication advertisements for Tickenor and Fields, dated May 1854.
  • Publisher's brown cloth boards; blind-stamped panel enclosing blind-stamped leafy quatrefoil centerpiece; gold-stamped spine title "Walden. Life in the Woods. Thoreau;" lemon yellow endpapers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
357 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Lccn
15002573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: in original publisher's brown cloth binding as issued, with publisher's advertisements dated May 1854. Manuscript book label on front pastedown of Bela B. Metcalf in a 19th-century hand; modern gift inscription on second front endleaf addressed to "Malcolm" from "Barbara." Gift of Lavinia P. Boyd, 2016, in memory of Stephen Lyle Boyd, UCLA '62.
Other physical details
map (lithograph)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)04103827
  • ucoclc4103827

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