A PLEA FOR CAPTAIN JOHN BROWN. Henry David Thoreau.

A PLEA FOR CAPTAIN JOHN BROWN.

  • Boston, MA: David R. Godine, 1969.
  • 8vo.
  • quarter leather, paper-covered boards
  • (iv), 32, (4) pages

Price: $400.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 131886

Limited to 750 copies, with a deluxe edition of 50 bound by hand and numbered I to L. This copy is thus bound and numbered. The text of this edition is based on the first printed copy of Thoreau's essay. It was first delivered as a speech to an audience in Concord, then in Boston. Soon thereafter, it appeared in print in Echoes of Harper's Ferry (Boston: Thayer and Eldridge, 1860). Engraving of Brown on title and of Thoreau on final page of text.