Author:Booth, Edward Townsend


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By: Booth, Edward Townsend

Price: $5.89

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1946

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 4664

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket

Ex-Library; 321 pages; "Lives of the great writers from Hesiod to Tolstoy prove that literature, like life itself, is rooted in the soil of the good earth." A history of the cultivation of the soil as seen through the eyes of writers through the ages starting with Hesiod and Virgil, continuing through Pope and the Wordsworths and ending with Thoreau and Tolstoy. View more info