Natural History Essays

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Celebrate the tradition of literary naturalists and writers who embrace the natural world as the setting for some of our most euphoric and serious experiences. Their message acquires more weight and urgency as wild places become increasingly scarce. Henry david thoreau was an american author, naturalist, historian, surveyor, poet, tax resister, abolitionist, development critic, philosopher and leading transcendentalist.

These books map the intimate connections between the human and the natural world. Literary naturalists transcend political boundaries, social concerns, and historical milieus; they speak for what Henry Beston called the “other nations” of the planet. His writings on natural history and philosophy have become two sources of modern-day environmentalism.

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Wilderness Essays

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Their message acquires more weight and urgency as wild places become increasingly scarce. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 This book is part of a series that celebrates the tradition of literary naturalists―writers who embrace the natural world as the setting for some of our most euphoric and serious experiences.

. Part of john muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West and wrote about its beauties but also fought for their preservation. Literary naturalists transcend political boundaries, social concerns, and historical milieus; they speak for what Henry Beston called the “other nations” of the planet.

Wilderness Essays #ad - These books map the intimate connections between the human and the natural world. His successes dot the landscape and are evident in all the natural features that bear his name: forests, lakes, trails, and glaciers. Here collected are some of muir's finest wilderness essays, ranging in subject matter from Alaska to Yellowstone, from Oregon to the High Sierra.

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Roughing It

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Travel via stagecoach through woods, and gorges, as Twain spins yarn after yarn on the people he meets, plains, hills, and the towns they explore. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 Gibbs Smith. For modern-day adventurers exploring the roots of the old west. Twain's esteemed wit, paired with the contemporary cover design, makes this a classic that book lovers won't be able to resist.

Originally published in 1872, this semi-autobiographical semi-prequel to Innocents Abroad satirizes American and Western society in a way that only Mark Twain knows how. Writing under the pen name mark twain, life on the mississippi River, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, he authored many beloved works, including The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court.

Roughing It #ad - Born samuel langhorne clemens in 1835, the literary icon worked as a printer’s apprentice, a newspaper reporter, a river pilot, a miner, and even as a confederate volunteer though he disbanded after only two weeks. Part fact, mark twain’s roughing it takes readers on a high-spirited journey from Missouri to Nevada, part fiction, California to Hawaii.

Roughing It: Mark Twain.

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Our National Parks

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Gibbs Smith #ad - John muir our national parks - 9781423650393. Take in john muir’s detailed observations of the sights, Yellowstone, scents, and textures of Yosemite, sounds, and forest reservations of the West. For every person who has experienced the beauty of the mountains and felt humbled by comparison. Roughing It: Mark Twain.

His letters, essays, and books of his adventures in nature have been read by millions. Be reminded as muir sagely puts, “wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life. John muir’s warmth, humor, and passionate advocacy for these public lands is enough to spur any reader on to plan a National Parks adventure of their own.

Our National Parks #ad - Gibbs Smith. John muir’s our national parks—reissued to encourage, and inspire travelers, campers, and contemporary naturalists—is as profound for readers today as it was in 1901. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 John muir was a scottish-born american naturalist, author, early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States, and founder of The Sierra Club.

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Travels in Alaska

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Gibbs Smith. John muir’s strength lies in delicately mapping the intimate connection between the person and natural world, and awakening his readers to that reality. With an increasing global focus on the environment, and humans’ role in protecting it, there’s never been a finer time to reacquaint oneself with John Muir’s writings.

Gibbs smith john muir travels In Alaska - 9781423644743. His letters, essays, and books of his adventures in nature have been read by millions. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 . John muir was a scottish-born american naturalist, early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States, author, and founder of The Sierra Club.

Travels in Alaska #ad - Considered one of the patron saints of twentieth-century environmental activity, John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West but also fought for its preservation. Travels in alaska is part of a series that celebrates the tradition of literary naturalists―writers who embrace the natural world.

In this collection, originally published in 1915, John Muir captures the beauty and intensity of Alaskan wilderness and its people from his travels between 1879 and 1890 Roughing It: Mark Twain. John muir our national parks - 9781423650393.

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Canoeing in the Wilderness

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Canoeing in the Wilderness: Henry David Thoreau. Gibbs Smith. Thoreau paints the woods and waterways of maine with the same loving hand that described his Walden home, Joseph Polis, and entertains with the successes and difficulties of the trip and the quirks of his companion and their guide, told with a wit and insight that can only be found in Thoreau.

Henry david thoreau was an american author, development critic, historian, poet, naturalist, abolitionist, tax resister, surveyor, philosopher and leading transcendentalist. His writings on natural history and philosophy have become two sources of modern-day environmentalism. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120

Canoeing in the Wilderness #ad - Thoreau’s famous trip through the Maine Woods reissued to entertain, encourage, and inspire contemporary naturalists. Gibbs smith john muir travels In Alaska - 9781423644743. John muir our national parks - 9781423650393. Roughing It: Mark Twain. Gibbs Smith.

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My First Summer in the Sierra

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Gibbs Smith #ad - Roughing It: Mark Twain. John muir’s beloved adventure in the Sierra reissued to entertain, encourage, and inspire contemporary naturalists. My first summer in the sierra is muir’s account of his adventures and observations while working as a shepherd in the Yosemite Valley, which later became Yosemite National Park as a direct result of Muir’s writings and activism.

Gibbs smith john muir travels In Alaska - 9781423644743. Muir’s heartfelt and often humorous descriptions of his first summer spent in the Sierra will captivate and inspire long-time fans and novice naturalists alike. John muir was a scottish-born american naturalist, early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States, author, and founder of The Sierra Club.

My First Summer in the Sierra #ad - Considered one of the patron saints of twentieth-century environmental activity, John Muir's appeal to modern readers is that he not only explored the American West but also fought for its preservation. His letters, essays, and books of his adventures in nature have been read by millions. Gibbs Smith. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120

Canoeing in the Wilderness: Henry David Thoreau. John muir our national parks - 9781423650393. Gibbs smith john muir summer in the Sierra - 9781423649120

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Walden: A Fully Annotated Edition

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Yale University Press #ad - Cramer’s newly edited text is based on the original 1854 edition of Walden, his own markings on the page proofs, with emendations taken from Thoreau’s draft manuscripts, and notes in his personal copy of the book. Cramer. Anyone who has read and loved Walden willwant to own and treasure this gift edition.

Those wishing to read Walden forthe first time will not find a better guide than Jeffrey S. Gibbs smith john muir travels In Alaska - 9781423644743. Roughing It: Mark Twain. With the wealth of material in this edition, readers will find an unprecedented opportunity to immerse themselves in the unique and fascinating world of Thoreau.

Walden: A Fully Annotated Edition #ad - John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 John muir our national parks - 9781423650393. The ultimate gift edition of walden for bibliophiles, and scholars This is the authoritative edition of an American literaru classic: Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, aficionados, an elegantly written record of his experiment in simple living.

With this edition, Thoreau scholar Jeffrey S. Cramer has meticulously corrected errors and omissions from previous editions of Walden andhere provides illuminating notes on the biographical, historical, and geographical contexts of the great nineteenth-century writer and thinker's life. Gibbs Smith. Yale University Press.

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Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass 150th Anniversary Edition

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Oxford University Press #ad - As featured in amc's breaking bad, given by Gale Boetticher to Walter White and discovered by Hank Schrader. I celebrate myself, and what I assume you shall assume, For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you. I loafe and invite my soul, I lean and loafe at my ease. Observing a spear of summer grass.

So begins leaves of grass, the first great American poem and indeed, to this day, the greatest and most essentially American poem in all our national literature. Gibbs smith john muir summer in the Sierra - 9781423649120 The publication of leaves of Grass in July 1855 was a landmark event in literary history.

Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass 150th Anniversary Edition #ad - Gibbs Smith. Today's readers get a sense of the "ur-text" of Leaves of Grass, the first version of this historic volume, before Whitman made many revisions of both format and style. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 Gibbs Smith. John muir our national parks - 9781423650393. Roughing It: Mark Twain. Canoeing in the Wilderness: Henry David Thoreau.

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The Grand Canyon Expedition: The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons

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Gibbs Smith #ad - John muir our national parks - 9781423650393. John wesley powell 1834–1902 was a soldier, geologist, explorer, professor, and director of the U. S. Gibbs smith grand canyon john W. Join john wesley powell’s expedition to explore one of the 7 Wonders of the Natural World, and one of the last unmapped portions of the continental United States.

Gibbs smith john muir travels In Alaska - 9781423644743. Powell’s detailed descriptions of the rocks, plants, and animals seen in the canyon, the awe, the geography of the area, and his team’s interactions with native groups of the area and mishaps along the trail allow readers to feel the thrill, and the humility of standing on the canyon’s edge.

The Grand Canyon Expedition: The Exploration of the Colorado River and Its Canyons #ad - John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 . Powell - 9781423651666. Powell’s account of his groundbreaking expedition on the Colorado and Green rivers joins Gibbs Smith’s best-selling Wilderness series, Mark Twain, standing beside the works of Henry David Thoreau, John Muir, and Jack London. Geological Survey.

Gibbs Smith. Explore one of the nation’s greatest natural wonders and celebrate the 100th birthday of Grand Canyon National Park with this grand voyage. Oxford university Press USA.

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The Call of the Wild and White Fang Sterling Unabridged Classics

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Sterling #ad - Gibbs Smith. John muir wilderness essays - 9781423607120 Gibbs smith john muir summer in the Sierra - 9781423649120 Call of the wild tells a compelling tale of adventure during the Yukon Gold Rush, and fully captures the unquenchable spirit of Buck, a kidnapped dog trying to survive in the harshest of environments.

The illustrations for this series were created by Scott McKowen, who, with his wife Christina Poddubiuk, operates Punch & Judy Inc. A company specializing in design and illustration for theater and performing arts. A thin layer of black ink is rolled over the surface, and lines are drawn by hand with a sharp knife by scraping through the ink layer to expose the white surface underneath.

The Call of the Wild and White Fang Sterling Unabridged Classics #ad - Roughing It: Mark Twain. Yale University Press. John muir our national parks - 9781423650393. Their projects often involve research into the visual aspects of historical settings and characters. Gibbs Smith. Oxford university Press USA. Canoeing in the Wilderness: Henry David Thoreau. Each. Gibbs smith grand canyon john W.

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