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A Natural History of Western Trees
     

A Natural History of Western Trees

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by Donald Culross Peattie, Paul H. Landacre (Illustrator), Paul Landacre
 

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One of two genuine classics of American nature writing now in paperback; the other is A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America.

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One of two genuine classics of American nature writing now in paperback; the other is A Natural History of Trees of Eastern and Central North America.

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"Both poetically evocative and deep with scholarly information . . . The descriptions amount to essays in human ecology."—Thomas Lyon
Booknews
A lovely reprint of Peattie's 1950 classic with the fine wood engravings and a new (4 page) introduction by Robert Finch. This editio printed on alkaline paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395581759
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/28/1991
Edition description:
None
Pages:
768
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.75(d)

Meet the Author

DONALD CULROSS PEATTIE (18981964), a trained botanist, publishedtwo dozen books in his lifetime, but the tree books are the ones he isremembered for.

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Natural History of Western Trees 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anglishman More than 1 year ago
This is a gold mine of narrative and fact that I always find rewarding. The new combination of this and its (Eastern and Central) companion omits some of the text - a shame, I think.