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Published by Counterpoint, Distributed by Publishers Group West in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English


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Other titlesOf woodland pools, spring-holes and ditches
Statementexcerpts from the journal of Henry David Thoreau wherein he observes and reflects upon the nature of life and vernal pools ; with engravings by Abigail Rorer and an introduction by Bradley P. Dean
ContributionsDean, Bradley P., Rorer, Abigail, ill
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3042 .O35 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24490783M
ISBN 101582435758
ISBN 109781582435756
LC Control Number2009053511
OCLC/WorldCa460054465

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