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Thoreau - Books Carving



Full Inscription: Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations. - Thoreau

Origins: We used an old Roman stone-carving letter style befitting the formality and timelessness of Thoreau's thought and coupled it with a torch, the historic symbol of enlightenment from ancient Greek mythology and the story of Prometheus.

While our first customer for this carving was an author, to date, every librarian who has viewed this piece has wanted one on display in their library.  Of course, we believe they have a superb perspective — and excellent taste! It will look great in virtually any library: home, business or public - or on display wherever you choose to do your reading or writing.

Source: Walden, 1854

Recommended Finish: Our lighter toned Classic Oak finish works with many interiors and finishes and helps to create greater contrast to show off the many carving details of this piece to best advantage as well as helping to improve readability at greater distance.

Product Dimensions:  6" X 32" X 3/4"

Includes: Custom installation kit for wall display, installation instructions, Origins Story Card. (Plinth Base not included, but available separately.)

Charitable Category: A portion of the proceeds from this piece benefits Educational programs.

Product SKUs:
Vintage Cherry, GTI-HT006-6-CV
Classic Oak, GTI-HT006-6-OC
Heritage Oak, GTI-HT006-6-OH

Product Copyright 2012 GTI, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Made in USA. Stock Photo Shown.

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