New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1896. 8vo. Very Good. Item #15746
One of the most beautiful editions of Thoreau's classic natural history of the Massachusetts peninsula.
Color illustrations by Amelia Watson.
Two volumes complete. 173pp, 208pp, each volume with a colro frontis. Green cloth with exquisite gilt floral decor on front boards and spines.
Square tight bindings. Clean interiors, save for 1909 previous ownership inscription to front end paper of volume I. Mild rubbing and edge wear, including a hint of fraying at spine ends of volume II.
Spines and edges aged a beautifully rustic tan.
Overall a quite desirable edition.