A Natural History of North American Trees

Read [Donald Culross Peattie Book] A Natural History of North American Trees Online PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. A Natural History of North American Trees A Breathtakingly Perfect Book for Tree Lovers How horribly unfair for an earlier reviewer to give this book one star simply because it is an abridged version. Think of how many people will see that review and choose not to read what may be the most perfect book for neophyte dendrologists ever written! Nor is the book for inexperienced tree aficionados only. Even experts will be well served by the books beautiful prose and unabashed emotion, even if only reminds them how best to inspire a love of

A Natural History of North American Trees

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Rating : 4.38 (880 Votes)
Asin : 0618799044
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 512 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-09-16
Language : English

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. About the Author DONALD CULROSS PEATTIE (1898-1964), a trained botanist, publishedtwo dozen books in his lifetime, but the tree books are the ones he isremembered for

A Breathtakingly Perfect Book for Tree Lovers How horribly unfair for an earlier reviewer to give this book one star simply because it is an abridged version. Think of how many people will see that review and choose not to read what may be the most perfect book for neophyte dendrologists ever written! Nor is the book for inexperienced tree aficionados only. Even experts will be well served by the books beautiful prose and unabashed emotion, even if only reminds them how best to inspire a love of tre. "Beautifully written" according to C. Wilder. This is a lovely book written in the best spirit of natural history. It contains brief (1-5 page) entries on most of the common trees of eastern North America. It is filled with fascinating information about their biology, ecology, and social impact. The best thing about the book however, is Peattie's writing style. You can tell how much he loves these trees simply by the way he writes about them.. magellan said Classic still worth reading. This was my introduction to the area of dendrology over "Classic still worth reading" according to magellan. This was my introduction to the area of dendrology over 25 years ago. Although a psychobiology major, I went on to take six courses in botany out of an interest in learning more about plants, and I fondly remember how much fun I had learning to identify the trees on my travels in California using this book. Later I learned how to use more systematic keys to identify other plants such as flowers and fungi, but one of the fun things about trees is that, at. 5 years ago. Although a psychobiology major, I went on to take six courses in botany out of an interest in learning more about plants, and I fondly remember how much fun I had learning to identify the trees on my travels in California using this book. Later I learned how to use more systematic keys to identify other plants such as flowers and fungi, but one of the fun things about trees is that, at

DONALD CULROSS PEATTIE (1898-1964), a trained botanist, publishedtwo dozen books in his lifetime, but the tree books are the ones he isremembered for.

While Peattie looks for the better side of man's nature, he reports sorrowfully on the greed and waste that have doomed so much of America's virgin forest.. In this beautiful new one-volume edition, modern readers are introduced to one of the best nature writers of the last century. More than one hundred of the original illustrations by Paul Landacre highlight the eloquent and entertaining accounts of American trees. It's fascinating to learn about the commercial uses of various woods -- for paper,

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