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A treasury of the Maine woods.

Edmund Ware Smith

A treasury of the Maine woods.

by Edmund Ware Smith

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Published by F. Fell in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maine

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMaine woods
    StatementWith an introd. by John Gould
    The Physical Object
    Pagination295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14593992M
    LC Control Number57014193

      The book is A Treasury of the Maine Woods, by Edmund Ware Smith. The history of the area comprising the U.S. state of Maine spans thousands of years, measured from the earliest human settlement, or less than two hundred, measured from the advent of U.S. statehood in The present article will concentrate on the period of European contact and after. The origin of the name Maine is unclear. One theory is it was named after the French province of Maine.

    While living at Walden, Thoreau worked on the two books published during his lifetime: Walden () and A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (). Several of his other works, including The Maine Woods, Cape Cod, and Excursions, were published posthumously. Thoreau died in Concord, at the age of forty-four, in The North Maine Woods is the northern geographic area of the state of Maine in the United thinly populated region is overseen by a combination of private individual and private industrial owners and state government agencies, and is divided into unincorporated townships within the NMW management area. There are no towns or paved roads.

    Donn Charles Fendler (Aug – October 9, ) was an American author and public speaker from Rye, New July of at the age of 12, he got separated from his family and became lost on Maine's Mount disappearance launched a manhunt which became front page news throughout the nation and involved hundreds of volunteers. The book contains not only Thoreau's evocative renderings of the primitive forest but an impassioned protest against its despoilment in the name of commerce and sport, which even in the s threatened to deprive Americans of that wilderness in which he found 'the preservation of the world.' The Maine Woods () by Henry David Thoreau, Edward Hoagland.


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A treasury of the Maine woods by Edmund Ware Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

His writing injects you with an abiding love for nature and an appreciation for the burnished gold of true friendships, no matter how unlikely. His stories are beautifully wrought jewels from the treasury that is the Maine woods. This book, in addition to all his others, should be back in print.

I can't recommend this and his other books enough!5/5(1). “A Treasury of the Maine Woods” was Edmund Ware Smith’s seventh book and came out in It was the second published by Frederick Fell Publishers.

Smith dedicates the book to his son James. With an introduction by Maine author John Gould, it promises to be a good one/5. His writing injects you with an abiding love for nature and an appreciation for the burnished gold of true friendships, no matter how unlikely.

His stories are beautifully wrought jewels from the treasury that is the Maine woods. This book, in addition to all his others, should be back in print. I can't recommend this and his other books enough!Reviews: 1. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. A treasury of the Maine woods by Smith, Edmund Ware, Publication date Topics Maine Publisher [New York] F. Pages:   “A Treasury of the Maine Woods” was Edmund Ware Smith’s seventh book and came out in It was the second published by Frederick Fell Publishers.

Smith dedicates the book to his son James. With an introduction by Maine author John Gould, it promises to be a good one. It is also the first book with Maurice Day illustrations. A TREASURY OF THE MAINE WOODS. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: And he encompasses the humor and pathos of age and youth and family life when he describes tranquility regained in his Maine woods cabin after the departure of his son, daughter-in-law and ""enchanting grandson"" -- tranquillity soon followed by the certainty of desertion.

The Maine woods by Thoreau, Henry David and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Over a period of three years, Henry David Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine.

He scaled peaks, paddled a canoe, and dined on hemlock tea and moose lips. Taking notes, he acutely observed the rich flora and fauna, as well as the few people he met dotting the landscape, like lumberers, boat-men, and the Abnaki Indians.

The book includes what to bring and entrance fees into the Northern Maine Woods region, the history of the abandoned locomotives and the two different logging operations that took place here in the early s, and other awesome places to explore and hikes in the area so you can make your trip an epic multi-day adventure.

A treasury of the Maine woods (Book, ) [] Get this from a library. A treasury of the Maine woods. A treasury of the Maine woods by Edmund Ware Smith | : Edmund Ware Smith. After two wonderful books ( & ) largely about herself and her relationship with the northwoods of Maine, Louise Rich was wise to shift her focus to the strong character, ethics and coping skills of her remote neighbors.

My Neck of the Woods is a real treasure/5(7). Many people dream of escaping modern life, but most will never act on it. This is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a 4/5(46). It’s called, “You Alone In The Maine Woods,” and it is billed as a practical guide to woods comfort, safety, and survival.

It’s been updated frequently since the original edition by various authors from the Maine Warden Service and Search and Rescue from the Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Author (s) Henry D. Thoreau traveled to the backwoods of Maine in, and Originally published inand published now with a new introduction by Paul Theroux, this volume is a powerful telling of those journeys through a rugged and largely unspoiled land.

It presents Thoreau’s fullest account of the wilderness. The Maine Woods is an account of three trips taken by boat and canoe in, and through an unexplored interior bypassed by westward expansion.

It describes the virgin rivers and forests of Maine, the customs of woodsmen and Indian guides, the hunting of moose, and the effects of the timber industry and encroaching settlement. "What a wilderness walk for a man to take alone. Here was traveling of the old heroic kind over the unaltered face of nature." Henry David Thoreau Over a period of three years, Thoreau made three trips to the largely unexplored woods of Maine.

He climbed mountains, paddled a canoe by moonlight, and dined on cedar beer, hemlock tea and moose lips. Edmund Ware Smith is the author of Upriver And Down - Stories from the Maine Woods ( avg rating, 4 ratings, 1 review, published ), A Treasury of /5(5).

Maine’s literary heritage runs as deep as its coastal waters, as broad as its sweeping woodlands. From the narrative histories of the Wabanaki to the dialect stories of Sarah Orne Jewett, from the gothic novels of Sally Wood to the fantastic worlds of Stephen King, from the essays of E.

White to well, the children’s books of E. White, there isn’t a genre that Mainers haven. The Woods was made to celebrate a special part of Maine reserved for those willing to explore beyond traditional getaways. Soak in fresh mountain air from your high-end home tucked in the trees.

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