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A Sand County almanac, and Sketches here and there

Author: Aldo Leopold; Charles Walsh Schwartz
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1968, ©1949.
Series: Galaxy book, GB 263.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nature writings of Aldo Leopold, one of the foremost conservationist of our century.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Outdoor books
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aldo Leopold; Charles Walsh Schwartz
ISBN: 0195007778 9780195007770 0196806976 9780196806976
OCLC Number: 3799061
Description: xiii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The delights and dilemmas of a Sand County almanac --
pt. 1. Sand County almanac: --
January: January thaw --
February: Good oak --
March: The geese return --
April: Come high water --
Draba --
Bur oak --
Sky dance --
May: Back from the Argentine --
June: The Alder Fork --
July: Great possessions --
Prairie birthday --
August: The green pasture --
September: The choral copse --
October: Smoky gold --
Too early --
Red lanterns --
November: If I were the wind --
Axe-in-hand --
A mighty fortress --
December: Home range --
Pines above the snow --
65290 --
pt. 2. The quality of landscape: Wisconsin: --
Marshland elegy --
The sand counties --
Odyssey --
On a monument to the pigeon --
Flambeau --
Deadening --
Illinois and Iowa: Illinois bus ride --
Red legs kicking --
Arizona and New Mexico: On top --
Thinking like a mountain --
Escudilla --
Chihuahua and Sonora: Guacamaja --
Green lagoons --
Song of the Gavilan --
Oregon and Utah: Cheat takes over --
Manitoba: Clandeboye --
pt. 3. The upshot: Conservation esthetic --
Wildlife in American culture --
Wilderness --
The Land ethic.
Series Title: Galaxy book, GB 263.
Other Titles: Sand County almanac
Sand County almanac
Sketches here and there
Responsibility: by Aldo Leopold ; ill. by Charles W. Schwartz.
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