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SPLENDID PORTRAIT OF JOHN BURROUGHS

by (Burroughs, John)

Condition: Fine


Albumen print on paper. Approx, 16 x 20 in. Very good condition. Archivally framed.

John Burroughs (1837-1921) was, after Henry David Thoreau, the greatest American nature essayist. He played an important role in the development of he American conservation movement. Burroughs is also remembered for his close friendship with Walt Whitman, whom he resembled in old age.

“Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral” (John Burroughs).



  • Bookseller: 19th Century Rare Book and Photograph Shop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: biblio36
  • Title: SPLENDID PORTRAIT OF JOHN BURROUGHS
  • Author: (Burroughs, John)
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Photographic Portrait by Pach Brothers.
  • Place: No place
  • Date published: 1890s


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