Author:THOREAU, Henry David (author); DEAN, Bradley P. (editor)

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Wild Fruits: Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

By: THOREAU, Henry David (author); DEAN, Bradley P. (editor)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 2000

Stock No.: 82365

ISBN: 0393047512

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Second printing. An unpublished manuscript on the topic of "wild fruits" by Henry David Thoreau was discovered after his death. Bringing the writings to print proved a challenge due to Thoreau's difficult handwriting and annotation scheme. Editor Bradley P. Dean was able to accomplish this, resulting in this attractive work. With illustrations by Abigail Rorer, a map of the Concord, Massachusetts area to endpapers, and facsimiles of pages from Thoreau's original manuscript. --- In green and brown paper-covered boards with blue and gilt foil titling to spine. Jacket features Rorer color... View more info