The Story of a Thousand-Year Pine
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The Story of a Thousand-Year Pine

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The Shelf2Life Nature Studies Collection is a grouping of pre-1923 monographs focusing on the natural world and environment. Ranging from landscape surveys and field guides of flora and fauna to scientific studies of botany, biology and the environment,
Paperback, 132 pages
Published May 28th 2009 by BCR (Bibliographical Center for Research)
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Abigail (Abbe)
I have no idea when I read this book but it was offered free on my ebook as a saved/rescued copy through Google. This copy states that the copyrights are 1909 and 1914. As a former librarian in the forestry library I would just love to have an original copy of this book for the archives. The illustrations are lovely and the prose is wonderful. Thank you to Google for taking on this endeavor and saving these old gems for generations to come.

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Opening: The peculiar charm and fascination that trees exert over many people I had always felt from childhood, but it was that great nature-lover, John Muir, who first showed me how and where to learn their language. Few trees, however, ever held for me such an attraction as did a gigantic and venerable yellow pine which I discovered one autumn day several years ago while exploring the southern Rockies. It grew within sight of the Cliff-Dwellers’ Mesa Verde, which stands at the corner of four S...more
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Enos A. Mills was born in Kansas but moved to Colorado early in his life during a bout with digestive illness. At age 15, he made his first ascent of the 14,255-foot Longs Peak. Over the course of his life, he made the trip 40 times by himself and nearly 300 additional times as a guide.

In 1887, after returning to health, he moved to Butte, Montana. There he lived and worked intermittently until 19...more
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