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Eliot Porter, Author, Eliot Porter, Photographer, Henry David Thoreau, Author
Eliot Porter, Author, Eliot Porter, Photographer, Henry David Thoreau, Author Random House (NY) $35 (166p) ISBN 978-0-87156-793-2
Reviewed on: 09/01/1988
Release date: 09/01/1988
A new generation has come of age since this elegant volume was published 26 years ago (it has been out of print since 1975). Readers will welcome the new edition, which evokes the same awe and admiration for the combination of Thoreau's prose and Porter's stunning photographs. Word and picture complement each other in celebration of the New England countryside through the seasons. This was a landmark work. Porter's images of woods and streams, bogs and forests, plant and animal life remind us that Thoreau saw these things in similiar settings more than a century ago. The book is timeless. (October)
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