Journal : autograph manuscript : [Concord], 1856 Sept. 7-1857 Apr 1.

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MA 1302.28
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Purchased by Pierpont Morgan with the Wakeman Collection, 1909.
1 v. (ca. 310 p.), bound : ill. ; 25.9 cm

Includes an engraving of "Eagleswood, Perth Amboy, NJ"; several sketches; and affixed newspaper clippings.
Includes blue pencil use-marks made by H.G.O. Blake.
Includes notes in pencil in Thoreau's hand on the front and back paste-down endpapers.
Part of a collection of 39 journals written by Thoreau between 1837 and 1861. Journals are described in 39 individual records.
High reserve.

Housed in: 
Brown quarter leather drop-spine box (27.8 cm)
Brown quarter cloth over brown and rose marbled paper-covered boards; sewn in a single gathering.
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.