Nature On Freedom of the Mind 1839 rare transcendentalist bookBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Poetry, Literature, 19th Century Books).
Nature: On Freedom of Mind and Other Poems, by Anonymous.
Published 1839, Boston by Dutton & Wentworth.
36 pages. Text in English. Engraved frontispiece by C. Deeley.
Publisher's floral embossed cloth binding, gilt title lettering. Binding remains clean, tight, and sound, rear cover with old damp staining. Interior contents tight, light scattered spotting throughout..
Book remains well preserved and attractive on the shelf. It displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, the age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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A rare anonymous volume of very early Transcendentalist poetry. Actually predates Thoreau's "Walden" by over a decade.
American Imprints, 57421.
Book Measures c. 7 1/2" H x 4 3/4" W.