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    THOREAU, HENRY D. Walden or Life in the Woods. Boston: The Bibliophile Society, 1909.  1 of 10 copies printed for W. K. Bixby (of an edition of 483). Sm. 4to. 2 vols. Vegetable vellum backed cloth; uncut. Small ex-lib. marks on spines & bookplates (withdrawn). A fine set with manuscript facsimiles, engravings and photographs. Intro. by F. B. Sanborn. $850.00

     

    Borst A2.11: "This edition contains 12,000 words not in the original edition: it is badly garbled and rearranged." "The Council certifies that four hundred and sixty-one copies of this work on Holland handmade paper and nine copies on Japanese vellum have been printed for members; also ten complimentary copies for Mr. Bixby, two for copyright, and one complimentary copy for Mr. Sanborn, the editor."--Limitation on verso of title.  Truthful Lens. 170. This is one of ten copies for Bixby; this one presented by Bixby to a university library (withdrawn).

 

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