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October, or Autumnal Tints

USE569
Henry David Thoreau
W. W. Norton & Company
2012
127
0393081885
HARD COVER
Literature
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Henry David Thoreau considers the red maple, elm, sugar maple and scarlet oak in turn in this classic ode to autumn -- not as the season of senescence but of ripeness, fullness, and maturity. Originally published in 1862, this handsome new edition is illustrated with Lincoln Perry's full-page watercolors and includes an introduction by Thoreau biographer Robert Richardson (Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind).
$17.95

The World of Trees

NAT222
Hugh Johnson
University of California Press
2010
400
0520247566
HARD COVER
Natural History
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An excellent resource for landscape architects, botanists, and admirers of trees everywhere, Hugh Johnson's magnificently illustrated compendium celebrates 600 forest and garden trees from the much-loved Oaks to Plum Yews, Podocarps and Southern Beeches.
$39.95

The Sibley Guide to Trees

NAT176
David Allen Sibley
Alfred Knopf
2009
426
037541519X
FLEXI-BOUND
Natural History
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Sibley turns his attention from birds to the trees where they live in this superb field guide to 668 species of native and commonly planted trees north of the Rio Grande. Bark, leaves, twigs, fruit, flowers and silhouettes are all meticulously illustrated.
$39.95

A Natural History of North American Trees

NAM40
Donald Culross Peattie, Verlyn Klinkenborg (Introduction)
2013
528
1595341668
PAPER
Natural History
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Culross Peattie's graceful essays on America and its forests, originally published in the 1950s, with black-and-white etchings, feature the finest writing ever on the mighty oak, stately birch, magnificent beech and other native trees.
$18.95

The Tree

NAT229
John Fowles, Barry Lopez (Introduction)
Ecco Press
2010
128
0061997773
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
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The 30th anniversary edition of the English novelist John Fowles' celebrated meditation on the value of wilderness "The key to my fiction," he writes, "lies in my relationship with nature." Both The Magus (GRE131, $16.99), famously set on a Greek island, and The French Lieutenant's Woman (GBR209, $15.99) are also out in handsome new editions this season.
$13.99

Inventing the Christmas Tree

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Bernd Brunner
Yale University Press
2012
99
0300186525
HARD COVER
History
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From its German origins to world-wide phenomenon, Brunner explores the origins, myth and meaning of the familiar holiday tree in this wide-ranging, brisk short history.
$20.00

The Most Beautiful Villages of New England

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Tom Shachtman
Thames & Hudson
2007
208
0500018006
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
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New England's most picturesque towns and villages are presented through 240 full-color photographs. Accompanying descriptions fill in details about each town's history and architecture.
$40.00

Wildwood

NAT192
Roger Deakin
Free Press
2010
390
1416595325
PAPER
Travel Narrative
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A traveler's tale and a splendid work of natural history, Roger Deakin's glorious meditation on wood takes in his forest ramblings not just all over Great Britain but also to Central European beech woods, walnut groves in Languedoc, the wild fruit forests of Kazakhstan and Australia's river red gum forest wetlands.
$26.95

The Man Who Planted Trees

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Jean Giono, Michael McMurdy (Illustrator)
Chelsea Green Publishing
2007
96
1933392819
PAPER
Literature
10/7/2007
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FAMILY
Told with affection and lyrical simplicity, beloved French novelist Giono (1895-1970) turns the life of Elzeard Bouffier, a shepherd turned tree-planter, into a fable of hope, forests and the power of the individual to change the world.
$10.00

Thoreau's New England

USE408
Steph Gorman (Photographer)
University Press of New England
2007
158465581X
HARD COVER
Anthology
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Stunning full-color photography accompanied by selections from the classic writings of Henry David Thoreau.
$26.00

Colors of Fall, A Celebration of New England's Foliage Season

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Jerry Monkman
Countryman Press
2009
0881505420
HARD COVER
Natural History
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Capturing the spectacular fall display from the Berkshires of Massachusetts, the Green Mountains of Vermont, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, and the wilds of northern Maine in 75 color photos.
$19.95

New England Autumn

USE337
Ferenc Mate (Photographer), Candace Mate (Photographer)
W. W. Norton & Company
2010
160
0920256554
HARD COVER
Natural History
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Magnificent photographs of farmsteads, pastures, forests, wharves and villages from Maine to Connecticut are paired with the poetry and literature of Dickinson, Thoreau and Waldo Emerson in this pictorial celebration of season. With a 14-page section of maps and practical travel information.
$25.00

New England Weather, New England Climate

USE311
Gregory Zielinski, Barry Keim
University Press of New England
2005
296
1584655208
PAPER
Science
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A scholarly overview by the state climatologists of Maine and New Hampshire, with good coverage of the local seasons: ski season, mud season, beach and lake season, and foliage season.
$22.95

The American Woodland Garden

NAM10
Rick Darke
Storey Publishing
2002
377
0881925454
HARD COVER
Natural History
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This inspiring celebration of eastern woodland trees and garden design includes a superb A-to-Z of native species. With 700 color photographs, detailed horticultural information and essays, this book is as beautiful as it is practical.
$49.95

New England Nature Guide

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Erin McCloskey, Gregory Kennedy
Lone Pine Press
2012
9766500517
PAPER
Field Guide
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With large color illustrations of 400 species of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, fish, invertebrates, trees, shrubs and other plants.
$22.95

Trees of North America, A Field Guide

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Christian Frank Brockman
St. Martin's Press
2001
238
1582380929
PAPER
Field Guide
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This classic, with commentary and drawings of tree shape, bark, leaf, flower, fruit and twig for quick identification, covers 730 species.
$15.95

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The Remarkable Baobab

NAT71
Thomas Pakenham
W. W. Norton & Company
2004
144
0393059898
HARD COVER
Natural History
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A celebration of the tremendous, twisted baobabs of Africa, Madagascar and Australia in 60 large-format color photographs.
$19.95

Remarkable Trees of the World

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Thomas Pakenham
W. W. Norton & Company
2003
192
0393325296
PAPER
Natural History
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A man on a mission, Pakenham lugged a 30-pound large-format camera across four continents in search of the most famous, celebrated and just plain beautiful trees.
$35.00

Lives of the Trees, An Uncommon History

NAT197
Diana Wells
Algonguin
2010
369
156512491X
HARD COVER
Natural History
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Diana Wells introduces the acacia, alder and apple, bamboo, baobab and beech to walnut, welwitschia, willow and yew in this breezy A-to-Z encyclopedia of the nature and lore of trees.
$19.95

The Tree in Photographs

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Francoise Reynaud
Getty Trust Publications
2011
112
1606060325
HARD COVER
Natural History
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Single trees, trees in the landscape, abstract and conceptual views of trees by conceptual artists are all included in these 90 color images selected from the collections of the G. Paul Getty Museum.
$24.95

Bark, An Intimate Look at the World's Trees

NAT224
Cedric Pollet
Frances Lincoln
2010
192
0711231370
HARD COVER
Natural History
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Red river and scribbly gum, fony baobab, acacia, the extraordinary Mexican grass tree, gumbo limbo, bald cypress, London plane and white poplar are all included in nature photographer Cedric Pollet's extraordinary portraits of trees around the world.
$45.00