October, or Autumnal Tints

October, or Autumnal Tints

“A lovely variation” (Boston Globe) of Thoreau’s vintage paintings, better with an illuminating essay and lovely watercolors.

initially introduced as a lecture almost immediately sooner than the writer’s personal dying, Henry David Thoreau’s vintage “Autumnal Tints” is an ode to autumn no longer because the season of loss of life and rot, yet of ripeness, fullness, and adulthood. it truly is maybe the simplest piece ever written almost about the autumn colour of the altering leaves. Thoreau was hoping someday to show it into an illustrated publication referred to as “October, or Autumnal Tints.”

Thoreau’s astute meditations are framed through a biographical essay via acclaimed pupil Robert D. Richardson that delves into the occasions and relationships influencing Thoreau’s philosophy. Sensuous watercolors via Lincoln Perry carry to existence the autumn shades defined so ecstatically through Thoreau, permitting longtime Thoreau enthusiasts and leaf-peepers alike to consider as if they're jogging one of the falling leaves along one in all our greatest observers of the flora and fauna. Four-color

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