The Summit of the Years


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A collection of essays by naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work offers a nice selection of his simple, agreeable observations on nature. Indexed. --- In full vertically ribbed olive cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. With frontis image of a thoughtful Burroughs sitting on the porch his simple cabin. Top edge gilt. Lacks a dust jacket. --- Volume with some spine lean, prior owner's dated signature on front free endpaper, and with a nick to rear cover edge; otherwise a clean, firm copy.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); viii, 298 pages

Title: The Summit of the Years

Author Name: BURROUGHS, John

Categories: >>Biography, Autobiography, Memoir, >>Natural History,

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1913

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 79172