by Henry David Thoreau
Publisher: Project Gutenberg 1995
Number of pages: 186
In 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved into a cabin by Walden Pond. With the intention of immersing himself in nature and distancing himself from the distractions of social life, Thoreau sustained his retreat for just over two years. More popular than ever, 'Walden' is a paean to the virtues of simplicity and self-sufficiency.
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by Frank M. Chapman - D. Appleton & co
A pocket museum of the land birds of the eastern United States arranged according to season. The birds are drawn and reproduced with such accuracy that no essential detail of color or form is lost. They are all drawn to nearly the same scale.
by Elizabeth Brightwen - T. Fisher Unwin
I shall try to have quiet talks with my readers and tell them about the many pleasant friendships I have had with animals, birds, and insects. I have always maintained that the love of animated nature should be fostered far more than it usually is.
by Henry David Thoreau - Boston Houghton
Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the woods of Maine. He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. He captured a wilder side of America and revealed his own adventurous spirit.
- National Park Service
Devils Tower National Monument is in the Black Hills of northeastern Wyoming. The handbook gives a brief introduction to the park and its history and takes a close look at the area's natural history and, in particular, prairie dogs.