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Meditations of John Burroughs
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Meditations of John Burroughs: Nature is Home.
By Chris Highland.
Presents 60 reflections from this great and prolific American naturalist.
Paperback, 5 x 8 inch format, 142 pp.
Meditations of Walt Whitman: Earth, My Likeness, Chris Highland
Meditations of Walt Whitman: Earth, My Likeness.
Compiled and edited by Chris Highland
Paper Back, 5 x 7 inch format, 150 pp.
Meditations of John Muir: Nature's Temple, Chris Highland
Compiled and edited by Chris Highland.
paper back, 5 x 7 inch format, 145 pp.
October, or Autumnal Tints - Henry David Thoreau, Robert D Richardson
This volume has three parts. One part is Henry Thoreau's classical essay, or excursion, "Autumnal Tints," written as he lay dying. The second part is a suite of watercolors by the contemporary artist Lincoln Perry, on one of Thoreau's great themes, the glorious color of autumn seen through an insistence that "surely joy is the condition of life." The third part is a biographical and critical sketch of Thoreau's engagement with autumn and his coming to see it as a time, not of death and decay, but of ripeness, harvest, and new life springing from old. A truly extraordinary book for yourself or as a gift for a friend or loved one.
W. W. Norton, 2012.
Hardcover, 127 pp, 5 x 7 inch format. First Edition.
The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement - Mark Hamilton Lytle
A biography of Rachel Carson,and a study of her work and the movement that she inspired. By Mark Hamilton Lytle. Part of the New Narratives in American History Series.
Oxford University Press, 2007. . Paperback, 5 x 7 inch format, 268 pp.
The Great Meadow: Farmers and the Land in Colonial Concord - Brian Donahue
Describes in detail how the land was settled and how mixed husbandry was developed in the area of Concord that Thoreau would later call The Great Fields.
Yale University Press, 2004. Paperback, 310 pp. x 10 inch format.
Seeing New Worlds: Henry David Thoreau and Nineteenth-Century Natural Science - Laura Dassow Walls
In this book, author Laura Dassow Walls is the first to consider Thoreau as a serious and committed scientist. She explores Thoreau's commitment to scientific approach, and shows us how the scientific texts of his day influenced his writings. Includes extensive notes, bibliography, and index.
The University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Paperback, 6 x 9 inch format, 300 pp.
Field Guide to New England - Peter Alden, Brian Cassie
The first-ever pocket field guide to one thousand plants and animals common to New England, many of which are featured in the writings of Henry David Thoreau. Includes information on geology, constellations, parks and preserves in each one of the six states. and much more.
Lavishly illustrated in color. Lead author Peter Alden is actively involved with The Thoreau Society and often leads nature walks during the Annual Gathering and beyond.
National Audubon Society, Alfred A. Knopf, 1998, 448 pp.
Thoreau and the Language of Trees - Richard Higgins
Explores Thoreau's deep connections to trees: his keen perception of them, the poetry he saw in them, and how they fed his soul. Higgns's lively essays show that trees were a thread connecting all parts of Thoreau's being -- heart, mind, and spirit. The book includes one hundred excepts from Thoreau's writings illustrated by the author's striking black-and-white photographs of trees. This book was reviewed in
Thoreau Society Bulletin
299, Fall 2017, p. 15.
Forward by Robert D. Richardson.
University of California Press, 2017. Hardcover, 6 x 8 inch format, 230 pp.
Of Woodland Pools, Spring-Holes & Ditches, Abigail Rorer
"Excerpts from the Journal of Henry David Thoreau, wherein he observes and reflects upon the nature of life and vernal pools."
Excerpts from the months of March, April, and May.
Engravings by Abigail Rorer.
Introduction by Bradley P. Dean.
Hard Cover, 8 x 10 inch format, 80 pp.
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