Item #1338 Cape Cod. Henry Thoreau, avid.
Cape Cod
Cape Cod
Cape Cod
Cape Cod
Thoreau's Cape Cod, Beautifully Illustrated and Bound, 1904

Cape Cod

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1904. Color sketches by Amelia M. Watson. 3/4 Morocco over boards. Duodecimos. 173 and 208 pages. Green leather spines and fore corners with marbled paper sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, integral ribbon bookmarks. Spines have five raised bands, are titled and ornamented in gilt, and are mildly sunned. A few shallow bumps to fore corners, slight extremity rubs. Hinges sound, endpapers not cracked. A clean, near fine set overall.

A beautiful edition of this Thoreau title originally published in 1865. This two-volume set is filled with lovely color illustrations in the margins, at chapter heads, and frontispieces. The illustrations are from color sketches by Amelia M. Watson.

Ref. BORST A 5.3.


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