Journal : autograph manuscript signed : Walden [Concord], 1845 July 5-1846 Mar. 27.

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MA 1302.8
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan with the Wakeman Collection, 1909.
1 v. (ca. 88 p.), bound ; 19.7 cm

Irregularly paged in pencil "1-71" and "45-100"; in this numerical sequence pages 83-88, 91-128, and 131-142 are missing.
Written while Thoreau was living by Walden Pond. He used material from this journal for writing Walden.
Part of a collection of 39 journals written by Thoreau between 1837 and 1861. Journals are described in 39 individual records.
High reserve.

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Brown quarter leather drop-spine box (27.8 cm)
Notebook of dark blue half leather over red, black, and brown marbled paper covered boards; sprinkled edges.
By descent in 1862 to Thoreau's sister, Sophia; by descent in 1876 to Thoreau's friend and correspondent, H.G.O. Blake; by descent in 1898 to E.H. Russell; sold around 1906; Stephen H. Wakeman; purchased by Pierpont Morgan with the Wakeman Collection, 1909.