Travels with Thoreau: Selected Bibliographies

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Editions of Walden

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

Click on titles or photos to reach purchase links.

1. Basics texts of Walden.  
    Any unabridged copy of Walden will do.

    Here are a variety to choose from.

     Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Dover Publications, Inc., 1995. Dover Thrift Edition, 2016.



     Walden. Princeton University Press, 2004. With an introduction by John Updike.




    Walden. Beacon Press, 2017. With an introduction and light annotations by Bill McKibben.



     Walden. Macmillan's Collector's Library, 2016. With an introduction by Sam Gilpin.


    Walden and Civil Disobedience. Penguin Classics, 2017. With an introduction by Kristin Case.



   The Illustrated Walden. TarcherPerigee, Penguin Random House, 2016. First issued in 1897. With an introduction by Bradford Torrey.



     The Illustrated Walden, or, Life in the Woods. Sterling, 2017.




      Walden. Everyman's Library, 1910, 1992. With an introduction by Verlyn Klinkenborg.



     Walden. Houghton Mifflin, 1st Edition, 2004. With photographs by Scot Miller and an introduction by Don Henley.


2. Annotated Waldens.  
    You may want to own at least one.

     The Annotated Walden. Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, and Bibliography by Philip Van Doren Stern. Clarkson N. Potter / Barnes and Noble / Bramhall House, 1970.


     The Variorum Walden. Annotated and with an introduction by Walter Harding. Twayne Publishers / Washington Square Press, 1962.




     Walden: An Annotated Edition. Foreword and Notes by Walter Harding. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995.




     Walden: A Fully Annotated Edition. Edited by Jeffrey S. Cramer. Yale University Press, 2004.




To see even MORE editions of Walden, check out Bryan Rubenau's site, Walden: The Book.

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