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The old house at Coate :

and other hitherto unpublished essays /
by Richard Jefferies. Ed. with an introd. and notes by Samuel J. Looker. Wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker.
Main Creator: Jefferies, Richard, 1848-1887.
Contributors: Looker, Samuel J. (Samuel Joseph), 1888-1965.
Format: BOOK
Published / Created: Cambridge : Harvard Univ. Press, 1948.
Notes:Physical description: 215 p. : ill ; 21 cm. (8vo)
Table of Contents:
-The old house at Coate: The blue doors. The seasons and the stars.Birds and people. Under the apple tree. Life-force, flying machines. The buttercups, from the tree to the pool. Absence of design in nature. The prodigality of nature and niggardliness of man. Aerial navigation and the flight of birds and insects. The wall below the apple tree.-The country near London: The seasons in Surrey, tree and bird life in the copse. The last of a London trout. Trees in and around London.-The English breed; Three centuries at home. Strength of the English.-The squire and the land.-The life of the soul.-Biographical notes.-Notes.-The chief works of Richard Jefferies (p. 214-215)