Cover: October Farm: From the Concord Journals and Diaries of William Brewster, from Harvard University PressCover: October Farm in E-DITION

October Farm

From the Concord Journals and Diaries of William Brewster

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674734203

Publication Date: 01/01/1937

298 pages

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“October Farm” was the name that William Brewster, one of the greatest American ornithologists, gave to his beautiful estate in Concord, Massachusetts. We have transferred the name to this delightful book, which is made up of selections from the voluminous diaries he kept during practically his whole life.

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