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In Praise of Walking
London, Fifield/The Simple Life Press, 1905. A compendium of pieces on walking by four authors: John Burroughs ("The Exhilarations of the Road"); Henry David Thoreau ("Walking, and The Wild"); Walt Whitman ("The Song of the Open Road"); and William Hazlitt ("On Going a Journey"). Two or three instances of penciled marginal notes; modest edge foxing; a very good copy in wrappers, with yapped edges. Issued as No. 20 in Fifield's Simple Life Series. A nice copy of a fragile book. OCLC lists 15 copies, of which 5 are outside the U.S. [#034771] SOLD

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