1906 1st edition "Second Impression" stated on copyright page; Houghton, Fifflin and Company, Boston; hardbound in blue boards with gilt stamp lettering on cover and spine (very well preserved); very good condition with unmarked pages; dust jacket protected the book but the dust jacket is very poor condition - see pic.


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A collection of essays by Torrey, writer and naturalist. Contents: William Hazlitt; Edward FitzGerald; Thoreau; Thoreau's Demand upon Nature; Robert Louis Stevenson; A Relish of Keats; Anatole France; Verbal Magic; Quotability; The Grace of Obscurity; In Defense of the Traveler's Notebook; and Concerning the Lack of an American Literature.

FRIENDS ON THE SHELF by Bradford Torrey

SKU: BS118w