Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers. Henry David Thoreau.
Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers.
Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers.
(Thoreau, Henry David)

Yankee in Canada, with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers.

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. Octavo. (iv), 286pp. First edition, first printing. One of 1,500 copies. In addition to accounts of Canadian travel, this book contains the first appearance of Thoreau's most famous, even inflammatory, writings: "Civil Disobedience" and "A Plea for Captain John Brown." A handsome copy specially bound by Stern & Dess in full blue crushed levant with gilt fillets to the edges of the covers, turn-ins decorated with a gilt floral roll, and gilt-titled to spine. Original cloth bound in following the text. Housed in cloth-covered slipcase. Spine very slightly toned, else fine. T.e.g. (BAL 20117; Borst A7.1.a). Item #25455

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