Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1865. First/First Printing. First edition, first issue of this seminol and influential excursion book by Henry David Thoreau. Finely bound in full levant morocco by Bennett of New York, with original cloth covers and spine mounted to leaves at rear. Covers are green lightening to tan at edges and on spine. Gilded designs, borders, and letters on front and spine. Spine with five raised bands. Top edge gilded. Advertisement with other works by the author oppostie title page and 23 numered and 1 additional pages of adverts at the rear. The frontispiece ad is slightly separated at top and bottom of gusset, but holding in center. The interior is lightly toned with some very minimal spotting sporadically; overall very good.
Pages: (4) 252 (23) (1) Dimensions: 7⅜ x 4⅞ x 1⅛. Very Good(+). Item #4817