WALDEN Henry David Thoreau LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB SIGNED rare Ed Steichen photos. WALDEN: Or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau was published by the Limited Editions Club in 1936. In the fall of 1929, George Macy launched the LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB, with the dedication to produce the great classic of antiquity and the best of modern literature in beautiful editions.The books were edited and introduced by renowned scholars, designed by masters of the typographic arts and illustrated by many of our century's greatest artists. Strictly limited, usually from 1,500 to 2,000 numbered copies, almost all of these volumes were signed by the artist, author or designer; sometimes by all. Few publishers can boast of sustaining a pattern of excellence for over five decades. WALDEN is the best-known book by transcendentalist Henery ZDavid Thoreau, and probably the best-known and most influential American naturalist work. It continues to influence writers and evironmentalists around the world.
Introduction by Henery Seidel Canby. Black and white photographs of Walden Pond taken at various times of the season by the famour photographer. Printed on fine special wove paper. Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston in one-half cloth over blue patterned boards. THE BOOK IS IN FAIR CONDITION (SEEE PHOTOS).
A LIMITED EDITION OF #428/1500. SIGNED BY THE FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHER. SADLY, NOW MUCH OF WALDEN POND IS NOW LOST TO OVER DEVELOPMENT. Written by noted transcendentalist Henery David Thoreau WALDEN is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, part personal declaration on independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manuel for self reliance.It details Thoreau's experiences over the course of two years, two months and two days in a cabin he built near Walden Pond. As he said I went to the woods becasuse I wished to live deliberateluy, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Long oop, over 80 years old, enjoy. Note: any glare is from my camera, not the book. Show off your items with Auctiva's Listing Templates.
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