A collection of writings by and about strident antislavery leader John Brown (1800-1859). Contents: A lengthy selection of letters written by Brown ; "Letter to the Editor" / Victor Hugo ; "With a Rose" / Louisa May Alcott ; "The Portent" / Herman Melville ; "John Brown" / Ralph Waldo Emerson ; "The Last Days of John Brown" / Henry David Thoreau ; "John Brown" / Frederick Douglass ; "Osawatomie" / Carl Sandburg ; "John Brown's Prayer" / Stephen Vincent Benet ; "The Blow," "The Riddle of the Sphinx," and "The Legacy of John Brown," by W. E. B. DuBois.Dover Publications, 2021. Paperback, 246 pp.
A collection of about 100 quotes from John Muir, complete with attributions of original sources. Collected and edited by The Thoreau Society's own Richard Smith.Applewood Books, 2018. Hardcover, 32 pp.
A succinct look at the life of American author and naturalist John Muir (1838-1914). Penned by The Thoreau Society's own Richard Smith. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.Benna Books / Applewood Books, 2018. Hardcover, 28 pp.
This handy pocket-sized paperback contains the texts of more than 100 poems by Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). Terrific as a gift for a friend, relative, or yourself.Shambala, 2009. Small paperback, 159 pp.
John Muir's exuberance for nature was the touchstone for his commitment to the earth and all its creatures. As naturalist, writer, and activist, Muir shaped the spiritual and physical boundaries of some of our most treasured national parks. Editor Chris Highland pairs 60 insightful Muir quotes with selections from other celebrated thinkers and spiritual texts. Let Muir's words enrich your experience as you ponder the wilderness from river bank, mountain top, or as you relax beside your campfire under night stars.Wilderness Press, 2001. Paperback, 5 x 7 inch format, 145 pp.
A blend of tea inspired by the writings of Walt Whitman. Created of organic green tea, organic ginger roote, organic lemon peel, organic eleuthero root, organic lemongrass, and natural lemon flavor. This four-ounce tin of loose tea will make about 50 cups of tea. From our friends at Simpson & Vail.
A blend of tea inspired by Emily Dickinson's poetry and love of flowers. Created of jasmine tea, rose petals, jasmine blossoms, marigold petals, and blue cornflower petals. This four-ounce tin of loose tea will make about 50 cups of tea. From our friends at Simpson & Vail.
A blend of tea inspired by Frederick Douglass's commitment to equality and inclusion. Created of black teas from India, Vietnam, Kenya, China, and Indonesia. This four ounce tin of loose tea will make about 50 cups of tea. From our friends at Simpson & Vail.
Presents an informative and richly considered exploration of the paradox of a man steeped in the Bible but more than willing to kill for his abolitionist cause. Locates John Brown within the currents of nineteenth century life and compares him to modern terrorists, civil rights activists, and freedom fighters. This is a vivid and startling story of a man and an age on the verge of calamity. Vintage Books, 2005. Paperback, 578 pp.
This colorfully illustrated book reevaluates Christopher Pearse Cranch's career as a Hudson River School
artist and considers his landscape paintings within the larger context
of American culture. Lyman Allyn Art Museum / University Press of New England, 2007. Paperback, 196 pp.
Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world, but less well known is the fact that she was also an avid gardener -- sending fresh bouquets to friends. At her family home, she tended both a small glass conservatory and a flower garden. This book explores her deep passion for plants and how it inspired and informed her writing.Timber Press, 2019. Hardcover, 267 pp.
Three of Stowe's books in one handy volume: Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Minister's Wooing, and Oldtown Folks. Includes chronology.Library of America, 1982. Hardcover, 1478 pp.