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John Burroughs

Author Code: AJBS

Born: Apr. 3, 1837 - Roxbury, New York, USA

Died: Mar. 29, 1921 - California, USA

Burroughs left his local schooling when he was 17 and took various teaching positions, continuing at the same time to study at various seminaries. In 1860, he published his first essay in Atlantic Monthly and editor James Russell Lowell thought he showed great promise as a writer. He then worked for the Treasury department as a clerk and eventually became a federal bank examiner. He work ed for the Treasury until the 1880's, when he dedicated his time to writing and the nature he loved so much. In 1867, he published his first book, Notes on Walt Whitman as Poet and Person, which was well-received. In 1871, he published his first collection of essays on nature, Wake-Robin, which became very popular. In 1874, he moved to West Park, New York and bought a pig farm where he raised his own crops and continued to write on nature and related subjects. Burroughs befriended many notables during his long career including Henry Ford, John Muir, Walt Whitman and Thomas Edison and one of his closest friends was Theodore Roosevelt. He was a prolific writer and produced over 30 books and hundreds of essays and poems. He died on a train while returning home from California. His other works include Birds and Poets (1877), Locusts and Wild Honey (1879), Fresh Fields (1884), Riverby (1894), The Light of Day (1900), John James Audubon (1902), Far and Near (1904), Ways of Nature (1905), Afoot and Afloat (1907), Time and Change (1912), Under the Apple-Trees (1916), Under the Maples (1921) and The Last Harvest (1922 posthumous).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
AJBS007 Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes & Other Papers
  The Apple
  Bird Enemies
  An Idyl of the Honey-Bee
  Notes By the Way
  The Pastoral Bees
  Sharp Eyes
  A Taste of Maine Birch
  The Tragedies of the Nests
  Winter Neighbors
1887 71 469k eBook Download PDF - 'Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes & Other Papers' (AJBS007) Find a printed copy of Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes & Other Papers by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS006 The Breath of Life 1915 92 560k eBook Download PDF - 'The Breath of Life' (AJBS006) Find a printed copy of The Breath of Life by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS005 John James Audubon 1902 37 317k eBook Download PDF - 'John James Audubon' (AJBS005) Find a printed copy of John James Audubon by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS008 The Last Harvest
  The Alphabet
  Another Word on Thoreau
  Bergson and Telepathy
  A Critical Glance Into Darwin
  The Daily Papers
  Day by Day
  Emerson and His Journals
  The Evolution of Evolution
  Facing the Mystery
  Flies in Amber
  Following One's Bent
  Genius and Talent
  Gleanings
  Invention and Discovery
  Meteoric Men and Planetary Men
  Notes on the Psychology of Old Age
  Palm and Fist
  Positive and Negative
  Praise and Flattery
  The Reds of Literature
  Re-reading Bergson
  Revisions
  Town and Country
  The Transient and the Permanent
  What Makes A Poem?
1922 Posthumous 105 600k eBook Download PDF - 'The Last Harvest' (AJBS008) Find a printed copy of The Last Harvest by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS009 Locusts and Wild Honey
  A Bed of Boughs
  Birds and Birds
  Birds'-Nesting
  The Halcyon in Canada
  Is it Going to Rain?
  The Pastoral Bees
  Sharp Eyes
  Speckled Trout
  Strawberries
1879 77 501k eBook Download PDF - 'Locusts and Wild Honey' (AJBS009) Find a printed copy of Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS004 My Boyhood 1922 Posthumous 59 429k eBook Download PDF - 'My Boyhood' (AJBS004) Find a printed copy of My Boyhood by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS003 Time and Change
  The Divine Abyss
  The Friendly Soil
  The Gospel of Nature
  The Hazards of the Past
  Holidays in Hawaii
  The Long Road
  The Old Ice-Flood
  The Phantoms Behind Us
  Primal Energies
  Scientific Faith
  The Spell of the Yosemite
  Through the Eyes of the Geologist
  "The Worm Striving to Be Man"
1912 89 479k eBook Download PDF - 'Time and Change' (AJBS003) Find a printed copy of Time and Change by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS002 Winter Sunshine 1875 78 503k eBook Download PDF - 'Winter Sunshine' (AJBS002) Find a printed copy of Winter Sunshine by John Burroughs at AbeBooks
AJBS001 The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers
  An Astonished Porcupine
  A Barn-Door Outlook
  Bird Life in Winter
  Bird-Nesting Time
  A Birds' Free Lunch
  A Breath of April
  The Coming of Summer
  The Downy Woodpecker
  Human Traits in the Animals
  Wild Life in Winter
  The Wit of A Duck
  The Woodcock's Evening Hymn
1901 34 278k eBook Download PDF - 'The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers' (AJBS001) Find a printed copy of The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers by John Burroughs at AbeBooks

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