Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Graf Von Faber-Castell Walden Woods Limited Edition Fountain and Rollerball Pen

Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) was an American philosopher, poet, and environmental scientist whose major work, Walden, draws upon each of these identities in meditating on the concrete problems of living in the world as a human being. He sought to revive a conception of philosophy as a way of life. He discussed his own scientific findings with leading naturalists of the day.

The Walden Woods Project preserves the land, literature and legacy of Henry David Thoreau to foster an ethic of environmental stewardship and social responsibility. The Project achieves this mission through the integration of conservation, education and research.

Faber Castell Walden Wood Limited Edition Rollerball Pen: Made from historic, naturally fallen ash wood from the infamous Walden Woods, Faber-Castell is pleased to present the Limited Edition Walden Woods Rollerball Pen - A harmonious combination of selected materials, aesthetic looks, and high degree of functionalism. Platinized metal parts provide the finishing touches to this Limited Edition. Each pen is individually numbered. The pen features a quotation of Henry David Thoreau in his original handwriting on the barrel.

The Graf Von Faber-Castell Walden Woods Limited Edition Fountain and Rollerball Pen

Faber-Castell supports the efforts of the Walden Woods Project and American Forests Historic Trees. With purchase, a new tree will be planted and a voucher received for a one year subscription to American Forests Magazine.

In appreciation of Thoreau’s contributions to the environment and in honor of Earth Day, celebrated April 22, Pen Boutique is offering a 20% discount on these special limited editions.

 “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear; nor did I wish to practice resignation, unless it was quite necessary…”

— Henry David Thoreau, Walden, "Where I Lived, and What I Lived For"

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