Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1906.
Leather_bound. Twenty volumes. Octavo. THE WRITINGS OF HENRY DAVID THOREAU. Frontispieces and photogravure plates by Herbert W. Gleason. publisher's three quarter green morocco, covers marbled boards, spines with raised bands in six compartments, text title in two, the others with gilt floral star and tools, top edge gilt, sun fading to spine, neat repair to goint of volume one.
LIMITED EDITION TO SIX HUNDRED SETS WHICH THIS IS NUMBER ONE HUNDRED-FORTY SIGNED BY THE PUBLISHER. FOUR-PAGE MANUSCRIPT RATHER THAN THE STANDARD TWO. Tipped into the first volume . 115 lines of text, with corrections and emendations in pencil in Thoreau's hand. The passages-which differ from the publisher versions-are from "Walking" and "Social Dyspepsia". with the author observing in latter that " a wise man is as
unconscious of the movement in the body and the circulation of the blood in the natural body. Very good. Item #828