The Yellowstone National Park
by Hiram Martin Chittenden
Publisher: The Robert Clarke Co. 1895
Number of pages: 405
The book deals first and principally with the history of the Upper Yellowstone from the days of Lewis and Clark to the present time. The descriptive portion of the work contains a succinct, though comprehensive, treatment of the various scientific and popular features of the Park.
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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.
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