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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862.
Boston: : Ticknor and Fields., 1864. ([Cambridge, Mass.] : University Press: Welch, Bigelow, and Company, Cambridge.)
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Henry David Thoreau; Sophia E Thoreau; William Ellery Channing
|Notes:||Edited by Sophia E. Thoreau and William Ellery Channing.
First edition, distinguished by absence of edition statement on title verso, and inclusion of prices in the list of "Mr. Thoreau's writings" facing the title. The second printing has "Second edition" on the title verso, and omits prices in the list. See BAL, which cautions that some copies of the second printing have been seen with the edition statement scraped off.
Title page vignette (publisher's device).
"Mr. Thoreau's writings" (priced list of author's work)--facing t.p.; all 1.25 except A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, 1.50.
"Cambridge: Stereotyped and printed by Welch, Bigelow, & Co."--Colophon, p. 328.
Bound in publisher's cloth, in a variety of grains and colors; covers blind stamped to a design consisting of a central wreath within a frame; spine title in gold, "The Maine woods. By Thoreau. Author of Walden and A week on Concord River."; brown coated endpapers. Some copies have bound at end a catalog (22,  p.), dated either April, 1864 or June, 1864.
Collation: pi⁴ 1-13¹² 14⁸ [$1,5 signed]; 168 leaves pp. [8 unn.]  2-80  82-160  162-304 [305-307] 308-328. Also includes unused signatures for printing as pi⁴ A-I⁸ J⁸ K-T⁸ U⁴.
Ads at front contain prive for "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers "; inserted ads dated April, 1864.
|Description:||, 328, 22 p. ; 19 cm.|
The Allegash and East Branch --
Appendix (Trees. Flowers and shrubs. List of plants. List of birds. Quadrupeds. Outfit for an excursion. A list of Indian words).
|Responsibility:||By Henry D. Thoreau, author of "A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers," "Walden," "Excursions," etc., etc.|