Travels with Thoreau: Selected Bibliographies

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Letters and Correspondence

as outlined in episode six of the video series, Studying Thoreau.

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Collections of Correspondence of Henry David Thoreau,
   listed in chronological order:

   Letters to Various Persons. Edited by Ralph Waldo Emerson. Ticknor & Fields, 1865.

   Search here for both paperback reprints and original hardcover copies.

 

 

   Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau. Edited by Franklin B. Sanborn. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1894. The eleventh volume of the Riverside Edition.

   Familiar Letters of Henry David Thoreau. Edited by Franklin B. Sanborn. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1906. Volume 6 of the 20-volume set.

    Search here for both paperback reprints and original hardcover copies. old, paperback reprints. This search combines results from 1894 and from the 1906 set.

   

   Some Unpublished Letters of Henry D. and Sophia E. Thoreau: A Chapter in the History of a Still-Born Book. Edited by Samuel Arthur Jones. The Marion Press, 1899.

   Here you'll find listings for mostly paperback reprints, and maybe some 1985 hardback copies.

 

   The Correspondence of Henry David Thoreau. Edited by Walter Harding and Carl Bode. New York University Press, 1958, reprinted in 1974.

 

   

   Companion to Thoreauís Correspondence. Edited by Walter Kenneth Cameron, 1964.

 

 

    

   Letters to a Spiritual Seeker. [Letters between Thoreau and H. G. O. Blake] Edited by Bradley P. Dean. W. W. Norton, 2004. Available in both hardback and paperback, with the paperback still in print.

 

 

   

   Correspondence 1: 1834-1848. Edited by Robert N. Hudspeth. Princeton University Press, 2013.

   Correspondence 2: 1849-1856. Edited by Robert N. Hudspeth. Princeton University Press, 2018.

   Correspondence 3. Edited by Robert N. Hudspeth. Princeton University Press. Forthcoming in 2021.

 

 

 

 

 

Remembrances of Concord and the Thoreaus: Letters of Horace Hosmer to Dr. S. A. Jones. University of Illinois Press, 1977.

 

   

   Toward the Making of Thoreauís Modern Reputation: Selected Correspondence of S. A. Jones, A. W. Hosmer, H. S. Salt, H.G.O. Blake, and D. Ricketson. Edited by Fritz Oehlschlaeger and George Hendrick. University of Illinois Press, 1979.

 

 

   Daniel Ricketson and His Friends: Letters, Poems, Sketches, Etc. Edited by Anna and Walton Ricketson. Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1902.

 

   

   The Letters of A. Bronson Alcott. Edited by Richard L. Herrnstadt. The Iowa State University Press, 1969.

 

 

 

   The Letters of Ellen Tucker Emerson. Two volumes. Edited by Edith E. W. Gregg. The Kent State University Press, 1982.

 

 
      The Letters of Margaret Fuller. Six volumes. Edited by Robert N. Hudspeth. Cornell University Press.

 
   The Letters of Ralph Waldo Emerson. 10 volumes, at least. Edited by Ralph L. Rush, et al. Columbia University Press.

 

 

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