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Civil Disobedience (Dover)
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays - Henry David Thoreau
Our Price: $3.00

Contains five of Thoreau’s most frequently cited essays: “Civil Disobedience,” “Life Without Principle,” “Walking,” “Slavery in Massachusetts,” and ”A Plea for Captain John Brown."
Dover Publications, Inc., 1993. Dover Thrift Editions, 2016. 90 pp. Paperback.
Thoreau's Book of Quotations - Henry David Thoreau, Bob Blaisdell
Thoreau's Book of Quotations - Henry David Thoreau, Bob Blaisdell
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A small book containing some of the most famous quotations on a variety of topics, gleaned from the writings of Henry David Thoreau.
Dover Publications, Dover Thrift Edition. Paper Back, 5 x 8 inch format, 57 pp.
The Legendary Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (map and brochure)
The Legendary Sleepy Hollow Cemetery (map and brochure)
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A handy history, guide, and map to Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in Concord, Massachusetts. Unfolds to 18 panels. Cites 34 notable gravesites to visit and includes genealogical and historical details, with placements on the map to provide directions. Includes the folks on Authors Ridge, of course: the Thoreaus, the Hawthornes, the Alcotts, and the Emersons, along with many others that you may have missed in person. Take it along on your next visit, or visit vicariously, away.
Friends of Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, 2005; revised 2014.
Short Stories - Louisa May Alcott
Short Stories - Louisa May Alcott
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Contains five stories by Louisa May Alcott: "Obtaining Supplies" and "A Night," both from Hospital Sketches; "My Contraband," "Happy Women," and "How I Went to Service." Provides a different view than you may have had of Louisa.
Dover Thrift Editions, 2018. Paperback, 55 pp.
Coloring Book<br>A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods [Coloring Book] - Dot Barlowe
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Contains 29 black and white illustrations perfect for coloring. Each illustration is accompanied by educational text. All four seasons are represented. Thoreau walked in the woods almost every day, making notes in his journal from his observations.
Dover, 2003. 32 pp. 8 1/4 x 11.
Self-Reliance and Other Essays - Ralph Waldo Emerson
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This slim and inexpensive volume contains seven of Emerson's most famous essays: "History," "Self-Reliance," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet," "Experience," and "The Divinity School Address."
Dover Publications, Inc., 1993. 117 pp. Paperback.

Woman in the Nineteenth Century
Woman in the Nineteenth Century - Margaret Fuller
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First published in book form in 1845. In this book, Fuller articulates values arising from her passionate belief in justice and equality for all humankind, with a particular focus on women. Although her notion of basic rights certainly includes those of an educational, economic, and legal nature, it is intellectual expansion and changes in the prevailing attitudes towards women that Fuller cherishes far above the superficial manifestations of liberation.
Dover Publications, 1999. Dover Thrift Editions, 2016. paperback. 132 pp.

Walden; or, Life in the Woods (Dover)
Walden; or, Life in the Woods - Henry David Thoreau
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"I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." (from "Where I Lived and What I Lived For") The basic, full, unabridged text of Thoreau's most famous accomplishment. Everyone gets something different, yet equally important, from his timeless words.
Dover Publications, Inc., 1995. Dover Thrift Edition, 2016. 216 pp. Paperback.

Thru the Covered Bridge: Old Vermont Verse - Roland Wells Robbins
Thru the Covered Bridge: Old Vermont Verse - Roland Wells Robbins
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A selection of poetry penned by Roland Wells Robbins, known best for the man who located the original site of Henry Thoreau's house next to Walden Pond. Here they are "quaintly illustrated" by Karl E. Genthner, with calligraphy by Kristina Joyce.
Academy Books, 1938, Second Printing, 1986. Paperback, 88 pp.
Into the Desperate Country: A Novel - Jeff Vande Zande
Into the Desperate Country: A Novel - Jeff Vande Zande
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Three years after losing his wife and daughter to a tragic car accident, Stan Carter abandons his life and retreats to his cabin in northern Michigan. But no sooner than he discovers life again, the real world intrudes on his seclusion, forcing him to return to human society. Thus Stan's odyssey begins. Part cosmic vision quest, part farcical return to high school social dating, Stan's story will touch anyone who's shaken his head in digust or dismay at the modern world.
March Street Press, 2006. Paperback, 161 pp.