The Thoreau Society and The Thoreau Farm Trust – The Thoreau Society & The Thoreau Farm Trust Annual Online Auction 2021
Auction Ends: Mar 26, 2021 12:00 PM EDT


FIRST EDITION - ENGLISH TRAITS. EMERSON. Phillips, Sampson, & Co., 1856.

Item Number
Estimated Value
$2,000 USD
$850 USD to tm6e2d94b
Number of Bids
19  -  Bid History

Item Description

Emerson, Ralph Waldo. English Traits. Boston, Phillips, Sampson & Co., 1856. BAL 5226. See Myerson, A24.1.b. This English Traits first edition was 2,000 copies printed late October 1856. Dark brown cloth. Front and back covers are blindstamped with floret in each boxed corner. Spine is goldstamped ENGLISH TRAITS | [rule] | EMERSON | BOSTON. Condition: Good. Edgeworn. Binding is chipped at the top & bottom. Slight shelf wear. Signed by previous ownerships in pencil at front. Last page has pencil notes, but there is no pencil marginalia throughout.

Item Special Note

Shipping and Handling charges apply. Ships from Concord, MA.

Donated By:

Anton Kovar Estate