The Maine Woods (1864)

The Maine Woods  (1864) 
by Henry David Thoreau

The Maine Woods is one of several excursion books by Henry David Thoreau. The copy presented here is the first book edition, published in the United States in 1864. Two of the sections had previously appeared in print: "Ktaadn" was published in The Union Magazine, (New York,) in 1848, and "Chesuncook" in the Atlantic Monthly, in 1858. The final essay was printed for the first time in this 1864 volume.

THE

MAINE WOODS.

BY

HENRY D. THOREAU,

AUTHOR OF "A WEEK ON THE CONCORD AND MERRIMACK RIVERS,"
"WALDEN," "EXCURSIONS," ETC., ETC.

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BOSTON:

TICKNOR AND FIELDS.

1864.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1864, by
TICKNOR AND FIELDS,
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.



University Press:
Welch, Bigelow, and Company,
Cambridge.

The first of the papers following was published in "The Union Magazine," (New York,) in 1848; the second, "Chesuncook," came out in the "Atlantic Monthly," in 1858; and the last is now for the first time printed.

CONTENTS.



PAGE
KTAADN 1
CHESUNCOOK 85
THE ALLEGASH AND EAST BRANCH 161

APPENDIX.
I. Trees 307
II. Flowers and Shrubs 308
III. List of Plants 312
IV. List of Birds 321
V. Quadrupeds 322
VI. Outfit for an Excursion 322
VII. A List of Indian Words 324

MR. THOREAU'S WRITINGS.



Walden.

1 vol. 16mo. $1.25.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.

1 vol. 12mo. $1.50.


Excursions.

1 vol. 16mo. $1.25.


The Maine Woods.

1 vol. 16mo. $1.25.



TICKNOR AND FIELDS, Publishers.


This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.