"I CONFESS, THAT PRACTICALLY SPEAKING, WHEN I HAVE LEARNED A MAN'S REAL DISPOSITION AND CHARACTER, I HAVE NO HOPES OF CHANGING THEM FOR THE BETTER OR WORSE IN THIS STATE OF EXISTENCE": WONDERFUL ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT LEAF FROM THOREAU'S CLASSIC WALDEN, FROM THE CHAPTER "SOUNDS"
THOREAU, Henry David. Autograph manuscript leaf from Walden. Concord, Massachusetts, 1854.
A wonderful item: an original autograph manuscript leaf from Henry David Thoreau's masterpiece, Walden, with an extensive passage from the chapter "Sounds" where Thoreau discusses the railroad on the other side of Walden Pond. $39,500.