Thoreau"s wildflowers by Henry David Thoreau

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Botany,
  • Knowledge,
  • Wild flowers,
  • Natural history,
  • Natural History,
  • Flowers,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesWildflowers
StatementHenry David Thoreau ; illustrated by Barry Moser ; edited by Geoff Wisner
ContributionsWisner, Geoff, editor, Moser, Barry, illustrator, Moser, Barry, Angelo, Ray, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3042 .W57 2016
The Physical Object
Paginationxliii, 300 pages
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26888823M
ISBN 100300214774
ISBN 109780300214772
OCLC/WorldCa920017537

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