The Illustrated Walden

This beautiful illustrated edition brings a rarely seen visual dimension to Thoreau's philosophical masterpiece.

The Illustrated Walden

Author: Henry David Thoreau

Publisher: Sterling

ISBN: 9781454929147

Page: 304

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Henry David Thoreau built his small cabin on Walden Pond in 1845 and, for two years, lived there as simply as possible, eliminating the unnecessary material and spiritual details that intrude upon human happiness. Thoreau described his experiences in Walden, using vivid, forceful prose that transforms his reflections on nature into richly evocative metaphors. This beautiful illustrated edition brings a rarely seen visual dimension to Thoreau's philosophical masterpiece.

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