A Yankee In Canada; with Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. First Edition. Hardcover. 286 pages. 18 x 12 cm. The first three chapters first appeared in Putnam's Magazine under the title Excursions in Canada. One of Thoreau's most famous essays is included here - "Civil Disobedience," which Thoreau originally prepared as a lecture.This essay had a powerfull effect and influenced Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. Laid in: a cut out article refering to Thoreau's mother and sister. LIght foxing. Front board with light rust stain, otherwise a very nice copy. Forest green publisher's binding with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Very good. Item #2911

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