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The Resource By the light of the glow-worm lamp : three centuries of reflections on nature, edited by Alberto Manguel

By the light of the glow-worm lamp : three centuries of reflections on nature, edited by Alberto Manguel

Label
By the light of the glow-worm lamp : three centuries of reflections on nature
Title
By the light of the glow-worm lamp
Title remainder
three centuries of reflections on nature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alberto Manguel
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents the best of nature writing, including literary essays and fiction, in over three dozen works from the past three centuries
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manguel, Alberto
Dewey number
508
Index
index present
LC call number
QH81
LC item number
.M254 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Natural history
  • Nature
Label
By the light of the glow-worm lamp : three centuries of reflections on nature, edited by Alberto Manguel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Falkland Islands / Charles Darwin -- La Pampa / R. B. Cunninghame Graham -- The Atlantic forest / Thomas Belt -- The falls of Niagara / Two brothers (anonymous) -- Fauna and flora of Nevada / Mark Twain -- Shooting the rapids in a batteau / Henry David Thoreau -- Heavenly place / Priscilla Wakefield -- Three natural disasters / John James Audubon -- Hoyle's mouth / Philip Henry Gosse -- Prophetic autumn / Grant Allen -- A ramble in May / Charles A. Hall -- An October diary / Charles C. Abbot -- The Encantadas / Herman Melville -- Nightwatch / Annie Dillard -- Crusoe's Island / Daniel Defoe -- Journal 1866 / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Flowery Tuscany / D. H. Lawrence -- The marginal world / Rachel Carson -- Into the Amazon / Charles Waterton -- Birds of Siberia / Henry Seebohm -- The wild geese of Wyndygoul / Ernest Thompson Seton -- The crows / Richard Jeffries -- Why birds sing / Jacques Delamain -- Bird lists / John Clare -- Bird watching / Edmund Selous -- The temples of the hills / W. H. Hudson -- King penguins / Diane Ackerman -- The cat / Edward Topsell -- Real life of the beaver / John Timbs -- The Bonte-Quagga / Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller -- The narwhal / Barry Lopez -- Monkeys / G. D. Hale Carpenter -- Three strokes of a dagger / J. H. Fabre -- The secret of the formicary / Maurice Maeterlinck -- Butterflies / Vladimir Nabokov -- 12,000,000 cod / Gustav Eckstein -- Common fish of an Indian garden / D. D. Cunningham -- Stars of the Earth / L. M. Budgen
Control code
39348000
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 373 pages
Isbn
9780306459917
Isbn Type
(hardbound)
Lccn
98026198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
By the light of the glow-worm lamp : three centuries of reflections on nature, edited by Alberto Manguel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Falkland Islands / Charles Darwin -- La Pampa / R. B. Cunninghame Graham -- The Atlantic forest / Thomas Belt -- The falls of Niagara / Two brothers (anonymous) -- Fauna and flora of Nevada / Mark Twain -- Shooting the rapids in a batteau / Henry David Thoreau -- Heavenly place / Priscilla Wakefield -- Three natural disasters / John James Audubon -- Hoyle's mouth / Philip Henry Gosse -- Prophetic autumn / Grant Allen -- A ramble in May / Charles A. Hall -- An October diary / Charles C. Abbot -- The Encantadas / Herman Melville -- Nightwatch / Annie Dillard -- Crusoe's Island / Daniel Defoe -- Journal 1866 / Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Flowery Tuscany / D. H. Lawrence -- The marginal world / Rachel Carson -- Into the Amazon / Charles Waterton -- Birds of Siberia / Henry Seebohm -- The wild geese of Wyndygoul / Ernest Thompson Seton -- The crows / Richard Jeffries -- Why birds sing / Jacques Delamain -- Bird lists / John Clare -- Bird watching / Edmund Selous -- The temples of the hills / W. H. Hudson -- King penguins / Diane Ackerman -- The cat / Edward Topsell -- Real life of the beaver / John Timbs -- The Bonte-Quagga / Theodore Roosevelt, Edmund Heller -- The narwhal / Barry Lopez -- Monkeys / G. D. Hale Carpenter -- Three strokes of a dagger / J. H. Fabre -- The secret of the formicary / Maurice Maeterlinck -- Butterflies / Vladimir Nabokov -- 12,000,000 cod / Gustav Eckstein -- Common fish of an Indian garden / D. D. Cunningham -- Stars of the Earth / L. M. Budgen
Control code
39348000
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 373 pages
Isbn
9780306459917
Isbn Type
(hardbound)
Lccn
98026198
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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