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Peattie, Donald Culross 1898-1964

Overview
Works: 183 works in 613 publications in 8 languages and 16,751 library holdings
Genres: History  Folklore  Biography  Guidebooks  Juvenile works  Fiction  Historical fiction  Field guides 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: QK481, 582.16
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A natural history of trees of eastern and central North America by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

26 editions published between 1950 and 2007 in English and held by 1,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "guide to trees, giving popular and scientific names, identifying characteristics, range, etc., also the lore of trees - what they were used for, their place in history and literature as well as economics."
Green laurels : the lives and achievements of the great naturalists by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

42 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and Dutch and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Green Laurels, Donald Culross Peattie combines his extensive knowledge of history's foremost naturalists with his personal observations about the subject to form what the New York Herald Tribune calls ""a delightful book...one would not wish to miss on any account."" This piece is accurate and precise but according to Nation, ""there is not a line which is not dramatically vivid and entertaining."" Peattie's enthusiasm and enlightened curiosity make Green Laurels appealing to readers of all backgrounds
A natural history of western trees by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1991 in English and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "guide to trees, giving popular and scientific names, identifying characteristics, range, etc., also the lore of trees - what they were used for, their place in history and literature as well as economics."
Audubon's America; the narratives and experiences of John James Audubon by John James Audubon( Book )

13 editions published between 1940 and 1973 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flowering earth : Wood engravings by Paul Landacre by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

32 editions published between 1929 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flowering Earth is an extraordinary work in which Peattie explores the origin and significance of plant life with an unmatched sense of astonishment and reflection. According to The New York Times, his prose in Flowering Earth #x93;is pervaded by a continuous sense of beauty and illuminative insight," and Books hails it as a piece #x93;for people who are refreshed by any sort of emancipation from the trivial#x85;"
A prairie grove by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

13 editions published between 1937 and 1958 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musings of famous naturalist on natural history of Illinois
Singing in the wilderness : a salute to John James Audubon by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

21 editions published between 1935 and 1948 in English and French and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An almanac for moderns by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

25 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Almanac for Moderns contains a short essay for each day of the year that contemplates a unique but factual aspect of unbridled nature. According to a review in Nation, this collection of essays manages to #x93;appeal to the ordinary lover of nature . . . but the turn of Peattie's mind is poetic and speculative." The New York Times calls this book #x93;a fine and subtle perception . . . rising at times to an intense lyric beauty . . . a book which the reader will deeply treasure, and to which he will repeatedly return."
The Pacific coast ranges by Roderick Peattie( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey into America by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

17 editions published between 1943 and 1950 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploring the nature and essence of the American past, the author seeks toe roots of our history in the old towns--in Marblehead,Santa Barbara, Harrodsburg--and many others, and tells many stories from our pioneer past
Immortal village by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

17 editions published between 1945 and 1963 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A natural history of North American trees by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An informative overview of more than one hundred different tree species describes their physical characteristics, ranges, and the role they played in the history of America
The rainbow book of nature by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

7 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Donald Peattie, a great naturalist and a noted artist, Rudolf Freund, have joined forces to present this volume. They take the reader on a trip where he is allowed to discover for himself all the wonders of the ponds, meadows, fields and woods. The book is intended not only for the child who already loves the out-of-doors, but for the city child as well."
Forward the nation by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1962 in 3 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of hours by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

11 editions published between 1937 and 2013 in English and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Book of Hours contains 24 essays, one for each hour of the day, that seek to bridge the gap between definitive scientific philosophy and the sheer unadulterated beauty that Donald Culross Peattie envisioned within everyday life. The Boston Transcript referred to this collection as?science, in sheer poetry, and the Chicago Daily Tribune mused that?it leaves one a better man for having read it and offers?the inevitableness of natural laws and the truth of beauty, if one cares to seek it
A cup of sky by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

3 editions published between 1947 and 1950 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American heartwood by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

4 editions published in 1949 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parade with banners by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

5 editions published between 1950 and 1959 in English and Korean and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gathering of birds; an anthology of the best ornithological prose by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

8 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Gathering of Birds is an anthology containing selected prose about birds by nineteen famous authors, such as Hudson, Audubon, and Thoreau, and includes brief biographical information about each. The New York Times called the collection "a delightful 'gathering' that Mr. Peattie has presented, and his own contributions to the book make it something new and valuable in this field."
Cargoes and harvests by Donald Culross Peattie( Book )

12 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cargoes and Harvests, famed naturalist Donald Culross Peattie's first book, eloquently explores agriculture and trade within America's past using thoughtful language that is well ahead of its time. Originally published in 1926, Peattie takes readers on a compelling adventure through the socioeconomic histories of staples such as tea, coffee, cocoa, potatoes and tobacco. Starting with the seeds and roots of the American landscape, Cargoes and Harvests illustrates where we've been and how far we've come. By considering the relationship between a nation and its goods, Peattie unearths countless r
 
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A natural history of North American trees
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A natural history of western treesFlowering earth : Wood engravings by Paul LandacreA natural history of North American treesThe rainbow book of nature
Alternative Names
Culross Peattie, Donald 1898-1964

Donald C. Peattie Amerikaans botanicus (1898-1964)

Donald Culross Peattie

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Peattie, Donald 1898-1964

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Peattie, Donald C. 1898-1964

Peattie, Donald Culross 1898-1964

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