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New York: Dodd-Mead, 1896. First edition. Original green cloth, lettered in white, decorated in green and white, title in red and black, top edge gilt, 263 pp. "Six Commentaries Concerning Some of Those Who Have Apostrophized the Joys of the Open Air". Inscribed and signed by the compiler: "To John H. Howe, Esq. In Friendliest regard from the Author. Rochester, 10th Dec./95". The six apostrophizers are Isaac Walton, Gilbert White, Thomas Hardy, Richard Jefferies, Henry David Thoreau (The Sphere of Thoreau"), and John Burroughs. Ellwanger (1848-1906) was an important American nurseryman and writer on horticulture and outdoor subjects. Cloth foxed, rubbed edges. Some spotting to prelims. A Good, sound copy.
Title: Idyllists of the Country-Side.
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