John Burroughs' America: Selections from the Writings of the Naturalist

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Courier Corporation, 1951 - Nature - 304 pages
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A rich selection of passages from the authors 25 books includes delightful pieces, written with grace and elegance, about the rewards (and frustrations) of trout fishing; the lives and habits of foxes, chipmunks, hawks, weasels, honeybees, and other creatures; the rhythms of the seasons, and many other topics. Enhanced with 28 charming woodcut illustrations.
 

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Contents

Foreword by JULIAN BURROUGHS
21
Straight Seeing and Thinking
50
Weathered Rocks
72
Spring Natures Door Ajar
84
Summer Natures Door Wide Open
95
Autumn Natures Invitation to Rest
109
Winter Natures Door Closed
125
Maple Sugar Days
141
Insect and Amphibian Ways
176
Bird Study
193
Bird Song a Challenge
217
Birds Nests
229
The Soil in Ferment
270
The Sound of Nature
288
21
301
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Flowering Plants
149

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