This book deals with vignettes of rural life from Maine to Delaware.
I LOVE poetry, Mary Oliver, and yes, owls.
An interesting selection of essays ....No matter where you stand on war (and I am a pacifist...) I recommend this book as an interesting read...
Introduction by Henry Morley, LLD.
You think that space is empty, but it's full.
1: Journey to Mars, the Wonderful World: Its Beauty and Splendor: Its Mighty Races and Kingdoms: Its Final Doom" [Dillingham, 1894; Hyperion:1974]: 1974 reprint of 1894 edition has new Sam Moskowitz introduction; trade paperback
This book was closely followed by a second memoir,
— This is another nice book by nineteenth century writer and enthusiastic birder, Bradford Torrey, as he roams the hills of North Carolina and Virginia in search of his favorite hobby.
Everything you wanted to know about Pirates.
Kingbirds, Owls, Wrens, and many other birds are written about here, and more importantly, photographed in their natural environments. This nature photographer also gives detailed information to the photographer just trying their hand at bird photography and how to go about it.
This is the one book of the series that deals with a past culture.
As a follow-up to this, The Satellite for February 1940 carried an article by George Medhurst loquaciously titled 'The Life Story, Together with Some Account of the Reputed Death, of the Anti-Gravitational Screen." This reviewed devices authors had employed to defeat gravity, starting with Francis Godwin's 'The Man in the Moone' (1638) and citing worls by Cyrano de Bergerac (1657), Joseph Atterly (1827), Achille Eyraud (1864), Chrystotum Trueman (1864) and modern authors.