Herbs and the Earth by Henry Beston

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These reflections on herbs, gardens, and nature by naturalist/writer Beston (best known for The Outermost house, a record of a year spent on Cape Cod's beach) were first published in 1935 and are here lovingly reprinted letterpress with woodcuts by John Howard Benson and an introduction by Horticul
 

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Henry Beston (1888-1968) wrote many books, including "White Pine and Blue Water, Northern Farm, "and "The St. Lawrence,"
 
Published September 1, 1995 by David R Godine Pub. 120 pages
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Education & Reference, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Beston (1888-1968), a New England naturalist and children's book author whose ``chosen home'' from 1944 on was a farm in Maine, here writes with an almost Proustian dedication about herbs as human ``f

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Beston (1888-1968), a New England naturalist and children's book author whose ``chosen home'' from 1944 on was a farm in Maine, here writes with an almost Proustian dedication about herbs as human ``familiars'' of ancient lineage.

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