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HARP ON THE SHORE: Thoreau & the Sea

HARP ON THE SHORE: Thoreau & the Sea

by Willard H. Bonner

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1985
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Hardcover with laminated covers, issued without dust jacket
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NEW copy. Hardcover with laminated, illustrated covers (issued without dust jacket. Illustrated, notes, index, 129 pages. OUT OF PRINT. --- Allusions to the sea permeate Thoreau's writings, enriching many of his basic ideas. Harp on the Shore examines Thoreau's use of maritime metaphor. It shows how he, a writer ordinarily perceived as quintessentially landlocked, came to view the terrestrial world in… Read more about this item
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THE LAND ITSELF

THE LAND ITSELF

by Jared Carter

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Published
2019
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Trade paperback
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NEW copy, trade paperback. Introductory essay by BJ Omanson, photographs by Jared Carter, 57 pages. ~~~ "Jared Carter's poetry -- in its fidelity both to the letter and the spirit of the land -- does something that art should never lose sight of: it adheres so scrupulously to the world as it is, to the 'local habitation' in all its… Read more about this item
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WILD FRUITS: Thoreau's Rediscovered Lost Manuscript

WILD FRUITS: Thoreau's Rediscovered Lost Manuscript

by Henry Davd Thoreau (edited by Bradley P. Dean)

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Used - Near Fine
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover with dust jacket
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NF/NF. Hardcover with dust jacket in 'as new' condition ~~~ Illustrated end pages (map), introduction, related passages, a Thoreau chronology, glossary of botanical terms, a note on the provenance of the manuscript, manuscript facsimile, 90-odd pages of notes, works cited, index, 409 pages. ~~~ Thoreau's Walden (1854) is regarded both as a masterpiece of American prose and as a forerunner… Read more about this item
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NATURE AND THE AMERICAN: Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes

NATURE AND THE AMERICAN: Three Centuries of Changing Attitudes

by Hans Huth

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Used - Near Fine
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Edition
New Edition (originally published in 1957
Published
1990
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Trade paperback
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Trade paperback in Near Fine condition. ~~~ Illustrated, introduction by Douglas H. Strong, notes, bibliography, index, 250 pages. ~~~ Hans Huth was for many years Curator of Decorative Arts at the Art Institute of Chicago and a consultant for the U.S. National Park Service. --- For this new Bison Book edition, Douglas H. Strong has written an introduction discussing recent… Read more about this item
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HENRY THOREAU: A Life of the Mind

HENRY THOREAU: A Life of the Mind

by Robert D. Richardson Jr.

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Used - Very Good
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Edition
Sixth Paperback Printing
Published
1998
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Trade paperback
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VG. Remainder mark on bottom edge of book, otherwise a clean, tight copy. ~~~ Illustrations, Chronology, Principal sources, Notes, Index, 455 pages. ~~~ The two years Thoreau spent at Walden Pond and the night he spent in the Concord jail are among the most familiar features of the American intellectual landscape. In this new biography, based on a reexamination of… Read more about this item
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THE ESSAYS OF HENRY D. THOREAU

THE ESSAYS OF HENRY D. THOREAU

by Lewis Hyde (editor)

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Published
2002
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Trade paperback, NF condition. ~~~ Introduction, essays, annotations, bibliography, index, 390 pages. ~~~ With The Essays of Henry D. Thoreau, Lewis Hyde gathers thirteen of Thoreau's finest short prose works and, for the first time in 150 years, presents them fully annotated and arranged in the order of their composition. This definitive edition includes Thoreau's most famous essays, "Civil Disobedience"… Read more about this item
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THREE YEARS ON THE NOWHERE ROAD: The Awakening of a Poetic Sensibility

THREE YEARS ON THE NOWHERE ROAD: The Awakening of a Poetic Sensibility

by BJ Omanson

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Edition
First Edition
Published
2018
Binding
Miracle Binding (glued)
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In his memoir, Three Years on the Nowhere Road, BJ Omanson recounts the strange and haphazard road that led him to a life of poetry-- a life of inadequate means, manual labor, wilderness solitude and-- as he was a high-school dropout-- nothing whatever to do with writing programs or academia. ---- In November of 1972, married scarcely a year and… Read more about this item
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STARK COUNTY POEMS

STARK COUNTY POEMS

by BJ Omanson

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Edition
Enlarged illustrated edition
Published
2018
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Miracle Binding (glued)
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Consisting of over fifty poems, from short lyrics in a variety of forms to lengthy blank verse and free verse narratives, "Stark County Poems" portrays the history of a small rural county in central Illinois, along the upper Spoon River valley. ~~ Chronologically arranged, and incorporating letters, newspaper articles, obituaries, family stories, early county histories and diaries, the poems cover… Read more about this item
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