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Under the Maples - The Last Portrait of John Burroughs

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This volume contains a fantastic collection of nature poetry by American journalist Charles Fletcher Lummis. “Under the Maples” is highly recommended for fans of nature writing and poetry, and it is not to be missed by collectors of Lummis's beautiful work. Charles Fletcher Lummis (1859 – 1928) was an American journalist and activist for Native American rights and preservation. He was a traveller in the American Southwest, and became famous there as an historian, ethnographer, photographer, archaeologist, librarian, and poet. Other notable works by this author include: “New Mexican Folk Songs” (1952), “General Crook and the Apache Wars” (1966), “Bullying The Moqui” (1968). Contents include: “The Falling Leaves”, “The Pleasures Of A Naturalist”, “The Flight Of Birds”, “Bird Intimacies”, “A Midsummer Idyl”, “Near Views Of Wild Life”, “With Roosevelt At Pine Knot”, “A Strenuous Holiday”, “Under Genial Skies”, “A Sheaf Of Nature Notes”, “Ruminations”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

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