Walden marginalia; the contents of a dozen shanties

This artist’s book examines margin notes found in 12 copies of Walden, while providing commentary on the reading habits of strangers, assumptions about nature writing and learning, and the lingering effects of Thoreau’s classic work. By withholding the original text to focus solely on these marks, Walden Marginalia turns the same kind of close attention Thoreau inspired in his readers onto the readers themselves. Letterpress printed, hard cover.

Out of print.



Mills College, Yale University, University of Rochester, University of Michigan, Albright-Knox Art Museum, Rochester Institute of Technology, Indiana University Bloomington, University of Delaware, University of Pennsylvania, Library of Congress, Duke University, Stanford University Libraries, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), Clark Art Institute, New York Public Library, UCLA, University of California (San Diego), University of Pittsburgh, University of Utah, Bennington College, Harvard University, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

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