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    Henry D. Thoreau. The Maine Woods. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. First edition, first issue with 24-page catalogue at rear dated April, 1864. Publisher's textured cloth with blind-stamped borders and centered wreath on both covers. Gilt spine titles. Custom clamshell case with leather spine and gilt titles. Boards rubbed with dampstaining affecting faded top third, making the cloth a bit soft in the area, and affecting the endpapers. Spine has some loss at title, near joints, and at foot. Minor foxing and toning. Text has occasional offsetting. Generally very good.

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