Wild Apples

Wild Apples

by Henry David Thoreau
     
 

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The History of the Apple-Tree.
It is remarkable how closely the history of the Apple

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The History of the Apple-Tree.
It is remarkable how closely the history of the Apple-tree is connected with that of man. The geologist tells us that the order of the Rosaceae, which includes the Apple, also the true Grasses, and the Labiatae or Mints, were introduced only a short time previous to the appearance of man on the globe.
It appears that apples made a part of the food of that unknown primitive people whose traces have lately been found at the bottom of the Swiss lakes, supposed to be older than the foundation of Rome, so old that they had no metallic implements. An entire black and shrivelled Crab Apple has been recovered from their stores.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781499270433
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
05/01/2014
Pages:
26
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.05(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

American author, naturalist, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) is best known for his book Walden and his essay Civil Disobedience. His lasting contributions to American literature focus on natural history, self-sufficient living, and individuality.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
July 12, 1817
Date of Death:
May 6, 1862
Place of Birth:
Concord, Massachusetts
Place of Death:
Concord, Massachusetts
Education:
Concord Academy, 1828-33); Harvard University, 1837

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