By: Booth, Edward Townsend
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...