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The Brook Book

The Brook Book

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The Brook Book: A First Acquaintance with the Brook and its Inhabitants Through the Changing Year

by Mary Rogers Miller

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  • Hardcover
  • first
Very Good
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This is a richly illustrated nature book, "THE BROOK BOOK ~ A First Acquaintance with the Brook and its Inhabitants Through the Changing Year" by Mary Rogers Miller. 1902 1st edition; Doubleday, Page & Company; New York. Nicely illustrated with full-page photographs and drawings throughout. Contents include Beech Woods in May; A Living Carpet; Slough Creek and Meadow Brook; An Insect Law-Breaker; Concerning Dragons and Damsels; The Ant-Lion; May-Flies in Fall Brook; The May-Fly's Molting; Web-Spinner at Work; The Triangle Spider; Water-Scorpion and Giant Water-Bug; How Insects Breathe; Brookside Willows; The Hermit Thrush; A Winter Walk; Skunk Cabbage; A Rainy Day...and more.

Small, light stain below the title on the front cover; small, thin stain line below the illustration on the front cover. Sharp cover corners. Small cloth tears at the top and bottom edges of the spine. Tight binding with no cracks and no loose pages. Nice interior - the pages are clean with no notable issues found. There is an old inscription written in pen on the front end paper. Overall the book is in Very Good condition.


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The Brook Book
Mary Rogers Miller
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
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1st Edition
Doubleday, Page & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
0.00 lbs
mary rogers miller, the brook book, nature, wildlife, forest, stream, outdoors, insects, fish, bugs, rivers, lakes, ponds
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Non-Fiction; Outdoor / Nature;

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Seller rating:
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Biblio member since 2018
Hudson, New Hampshire

About CraigsClassics

My store offers a curated selection of antiquarian books in a variety of topics with an emphasis on classic literature and children's classics. I take pride in providing great customer service with prompt replies to offers and inquiries, careful packaging and next-day shipping. Based in scenic southern New Hampshire.


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