Alfred W. Hosmers's grangerized life of Henry David Thoreau, by Henry S. Salt (2nd ed.) : copy of printed book extensively extra-illustrated by Alfred W. Hosmer, 1896-1903.

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Hosmer, Alfred W. (Alfred Winslow), 1851-1903. Alfred W. Hosmers's grangerized life of Henry David Thoreau, by Henry S. Salt (2nd ed.) : copy of printed book extensively extra-illustrated by Alfred W. Hosmer, 1896-1903.

Alfred W. Hosmers's grangerized life of Henry David Thoreau, by Henry S. Salt (2nd ed.) : copy of printed book extensively extra-illustrated by Alfred W. Hosmer, 1896-1903.

Hosmer's extra-illustrated copy of the second edition of Salt's Life of Henry David Thoreau (London: Walter Scott, 1896), Hosmer's numerous additions expanding the single volume of the work as printed into two volumes. Hosmer added to Salt as printed: photographs, many of them Hosmer's own, annotated in Hosmer's hand with quotations from Thoreau; letters; and pieces of manuscript. The volumes include Hosmer's manuscript indexes to added materials, letters and a school composition ("The Seasons") by Thoreau. (Cont.) a certificate of surveying by Thoreau, receipts signed by Thoreau's father John, and letters to various correspondents by H.G.O. Blake, W.E. Channing, R.W. Emerson, Horace Greeley, Parker Pillsbury, Daniel Ricketson, Maria Thoreau, Sophia Thoreau, and others. The added photographs are primarily of people and places known to Thoreau.

2 v. : ill., ports. ; 27 cm.

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Hosmer, Alfred W. (Alfred Winslow), 1851-1903

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Born and died in Concord, Mass., Alfred Winslow Hosmer (1851-1903) was a dry goods merchant, photographer, naturalist, and an early admirer of Thoreau and collector of his writings. His Thoreau library is now part of the Special Collections of the Concord Free Public Library. From the description of Alfred Winslow Hosmer papers relating primarily to botany, [1872]-1902 (bulk 1887-1902). (Concord Public Library). WorldCat record id: 36288044 Alfred Winslow Hosmer (1851-1903) ...

Salt, Henry S., 1851-1939

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Henry Stephens Salt was a British author and humanitarian. Among his publications were writings against slavery, corporal punishment, and vivisection, and in support of socialism, vegetarianism, and the protection of wildflowers. As one of the founders of the Humanitarian League (1891-1919), he edited its publications The Humanitarian (1895-1919) and The Humane review (1900-1910). From the description of Humanitarian League papers, 1897-1923. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries)...

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Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

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Thoreau, Sophia E.

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Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898

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