Bibliophile Society, 1905, Hardcover (in Slipcase), Book Condition: Near Fine, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
HENRY DAVID THOREAU. Sir Walter Raleigh, Boston: Bibliophile Society, 1905. Octovo, unnumbered copy of an edition limited to 489, pp. xiv, 106, gray paper-covered boards half-bound in maroon calf with gilt lettering to spine, untrimmed edges, original parchment wrapper, slipcased, bookplate on front paste-down introductions by Henry Aiken Metcalf and Franklin Sanborn. BAL 20142 records two forms without giving priority; this is Form A, with wove paper. Condition of this book: Near fine with a sunned spine. Slipcase worn but fully functional. Special Limited Edition, first issue in this format. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Biography & Autobiography; United States; Antiquarian & Rare. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 54995.