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Walt Whitman's Secret, Aronin, Ben
1 Walt Whitman's Secret
Aronin, Ben
Chicago Argus Books 1955 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 374 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, has several short closed edge tears, a few tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A fictionalized biography of the great American poet. Not only Whitman but Emerson, Thoreau, Foster, Melville, and scores of other famed writing personalities come to vibrant life in this magnificently written story. 026910

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Maria Chapdelaine, Hemon, Louis
2 Maria Chapdelaine
Hemon, Louis
Toronto The MacMillan Co. Of Canada Ltd. 1938 Re-issue Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Thoreau MacDonald, Illustrator 
Translated by W. H. Blake. Very clean brown cloth boards with small gold illustration on front and gold lettering on spine. Clean brown endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Binding is tight and square, pages are clean and bright. 174 pgs. Illustrated with woodcuts by Thoreau MacDonald. Historical introduction by Hugh Eayrs. Minimal edge wear to dustjacket with two very small closed edge tears and light soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.Fiction. 014136

Price: 25.00 USD
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Tuesday Will be Different - Letters from Sheriff's Lane, Hough, Henry Beetle
3 Tuesday Will be Different - Letters from Sheriff's Lane
Hough, Henry Beetle
New York Dial Press 1971 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and unclipped dust jacket - stated First Printing. Clean golden cloth board with blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean golden endpapers - no names or bookplates; someone has neatly printed one additional title to the list of his published books, otherwise no writing or marks. 335 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, one very short closed edge tear, not price clipped, very slight age-toning. Nice photo of author walking his dog on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Deserves a place on that shelf where one keeps Thoreau and Emerson. Nuff said. 027295

Price: 15.00 USD
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More Day to Dawn - The Story of Thoreau of Concord, Lee, Harry
4 More Day to Dawn - The Story of Thoreau of Concord
Lee, Harry
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pierce 1941 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page in clean original unclipped jacket. Clean silver cloth boards with white lettering and decoration on spine. Hint of light surface wear at spine corners, no fraying or bumping. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Foreword by Brooks Atkinson. 167 pages. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), a few small edge chips and closed edge tears, slight browning to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A spiritual biography of Henry Thoreau, approached with both poetry and prose. Great reading for Thoreau lovers. 021744

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Thoreau's Guide to Cape Cod, Thoreau, Henry (Edited By Alexander B. Adams)
5 Thoreau's Guide to Cape Cod
Thoreau, Henry (Edited By Alexander B. Adams)
New York Devin-Adair Co. 1962 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Alexander B. Adams, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, signed by Editor/Illustrator Alexander B. Adams. Very clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on half-title page: "With all best wishes - Alexander B. Adams." Previous owner name and date neatly penned at top of front free endpaper. 148 pgs. Illustrated with maps and photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has very small chips at upper spine corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Based on "Cape Cod" by Henry Thoreau, edited and illustrated by Alexander B. Adams, with a biographical sketch of Thoreau by Ralph Waldo Emerson. 7" x 9-1/4". New England. 017355

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Thoreau: Reporter of the Universe - A selection of his writings about Nature, for all readers from eight years old to eighty, Thoreau, Henry David (Edited by Bertha Stevens)
6 Thoreau: Reporter of the Universe - A selection of his writings about Nature, for all readers from eight years old to eighty
Thoreau, Henry David (Edited by Bertha Stevens)
New York John Day Company 1939 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
First edition in dust jacket. Clean unfaded green cloth boards with black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with blank endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Slight browning to front and rear fixed endpapers from contact with dust jacket. Black and white illustrations (full page glossy and smaller drawings), folding map. 229 pages. Dust jacket is clean, has chip at base of spine, wear at corners, fading to background of spine and top edges. Price clip at top corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027527

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Hound, A Bay Horse and a Turtle-Dove - The Life of Thoreau for the Young Reader, Wood, James Playsted
7 A Hound, A Bay Horse and a Turtle-Dove - The Life of Thoreau for the Young Reader
Wood, James Playsted
New York Pantheon 1963 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Douglas Gorsline, Illustrator Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering and small black illustration on cover, black and brown lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Hint of very light foxing along spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with black endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author and his wife on half-title page: "To Katherine Morgan because she loves Thoreau. With our best wishes - Betty & Jim (James Playsted Wood) - December 1966." Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), hint of light soiling and edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A clearly written, discerning story of the life and writings of Henry David Thoreau - written for young people ages 12 years and up. 022626

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