Walden or Life in the Wood by Henry David Thoreau with wood engravings by Thomas W. Nason (Easton Press Collectors Edition)


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This is a fine/ as new leather bound collectors edition. 1981 Easton Press. Full leather binding with gold accents. All 3 page edges in 22k gold gilt. Smyth sewn, concealed muslim joints, printed on archival paper. Quarto. Moire fabric endpapers with attached silk ribbon bookmark. Hubbed spine, finest binding.

The first edition illustrated with wood engravings by Thomas W. Nason was issued by The George Macy Companies NYC 1939, 1967. This collectors edition was published by advance reservation for subscribers of the Easton Press collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. The frontispiece portrait was specially commissioned and is copyright 1981 by Easton Press.

This copy is in fine/as new condition. It is crisp and clean inside and out. Free of markings, no foxing, wearing etc. Excellent collectible copy.

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