Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1864. Early Edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #21625 .
Brown ribbed cloth, blindstamped with double ruled borders on the boards. Title in gilt on the spine with blind stamping. Yellow endpapers. TItle page with illustration of the cabin. Lithographed map of Walden Pond present, opposite page 307.
This is the 4th printing of Walden. The first was 2,000 copies; in 1862 280 copies wer printed; later that same year, another 280 copies were printed; this edition of 1864 was also an edition of 280 copies. All early editions are scarce.
This is in near fine condition. The spine is unfaded, but there is wear to the spine tips and thew gilt has dulled. The textblock is bright and without foxing.