Slabsides Book of John Burroughs 1931 Naturalist ~ Log Cabin Life ~ Dutchess County, New York


Title: The Slabsides Book of John Burroughs

Author: H. A. Haring (editor)

Description: Dark forest green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front cover. Light blemishing along upper fore-edge of front cover. Pages have slight waviness from damp exposure. Interior is free of marking. Dust jacket is chipped; panels faded along spine; not price clipped ($2.00), DJ in archival sleeve. 20 photographs on plates, including frontispiece. xx, 167, [1] pp. Scarce in dust jacket.

Recollections of John Burroughs (1837-1921) and his rustic cabin retreat known as Slabsides, plus what he himself wrote himself about it, with an introduction by H. A. Haring. Contributors include his son Julian, Theodore Roosevelt, his biographer Clara Barrus, ornithologist Frank M. Chapman, writers Elbert Hubbard, Clifton Johnson, Hamlin Garland, and the astronomer and Vassar professor Caroline Furness.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good–
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Place: Boston and New York
Year: 1931

Keywords: Poughkeepsie, New York, Dutchess County, naturalist, conservationist, cabin life, Adirondack log cabin,

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