Other highlights include:
* Henry David Thoreau's Walden; or, Life in the Woods, 1854, first edition, estimate $8,000 - $12,000
* a very rare American 1776 edition of Thomas Paine’s revolutionary pamphlet Common Sense, estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
* a first edition of Thomas McKenney and James Hall’s History of the Indian Tribes of North America, estimate: $50,000 - $80,000
* a rare 1787 first edition of the leading anti-Federalist attack on the United States constitution, Observations Leading to a Fair Examination of the System of Government Proposed by the Late Convention, estimate: $8,000 - $12,000
The auction is part of back-to-back sales of fine art and rare books and manuscripts at Freeman’s as they present a special American Week.