The Book of Forest and Thicket: Trees, Shrubs, and Wildflowers of Eastern North America

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Stackpole Books, 1992 - Science - 212 pages
This exquisitely illustrated book explores the complex world of woodlands and brushy edges. In nontechnical language, John Eastman explains the intricate biological webs that connect all forms of wildlife, from the canopies of towering oaks to the clubmoss underfoot.
 

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For those people who already kind of know their way around the forest, and are more interested in what they are going to see ASSOCIATED with the plants they see than what an Audobon book says, this is ... Read full review

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Page iii - Objects are concealed from our view, not so much because they are out of the course of our visual ray as because we do not bring our minds and eyes to bear on them; for there is no power to see in the eye itself, any more than in any other jelly.
Page iii - Objects are concealed from our view not so much because they are out of the course of our visual ray (continued) as because there is no intention of the mind and eye toward them. We do not realize how far and widely, or how near and narrowly, we are to look. The greater part of the phenomena of nature are for this reason concealed to us all our lives.

About the author (1992)

John Eastman is the author of Wildflowers of the Eastern United States (978-0-8117-1367-2), as well as numerous other books and articles about the natural world. Amelia Hansen has been a freelance illustrator since 1989, specializing in nature and natural history subjects. She lives near Kalamazoo, Michigan.

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