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A Field Guide to Eastern Trees (Peterson Field Guides) [Paperback]

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Item Specifications...

Pages   424
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.29" Width: 4.56" Height: 0.96"
Weight:   1.1 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jul 15, 1998
Publisher   Houghton Mifflin
ISBN  0395904552  
EAN  9780395904558  


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Item Description...
Overview
Identifies more than 400 species of trees found in the eastern United States and Canada

Publishers Description
Find what you're looking for with "P"e"terson Field Guides"--their field-tested visual identification system is designed to help you differentiate thousands of unique species accurately every time. This field guide features detailed descriptions of 455 species of trees native to eastern North America, including the Midwest and the South. The 48 color plates, 11 black-and-white plates, and 26 text drawings show distinctive details needed for identification. Color photographs and 266 color range maps accompany the species descriptions.

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More About George A. Petrides, Janet Wehr, National Audubon Society , National Wildlife Federation , Charles Touati, Moises Silva, Frances F. Berdan & Gerard S. Sloyan

Roger Tory Peterson Roger Tory Peterson‚ one of the world’s preeminent naturalists‚ was born August 28‚ 1908‚ in Jamestown‚ New York. As is often the case‚ it was an influential teacher who turned a young boy away from mischief and toward a new future. Peterson’s seventh-grade teacher encouraged her class to join a Junior Audubon Club. Her enthusiasm for birds was captivating‚ and almost overnight Peterson became completely absorbed in their world. Not satisfied to observe the birds passively‚ Peterson became passionate about identifying each species. He began making field sketches and soon thereafter decided to pursue a career as an artist.

FROM STUDENT TO TEACHER

After graduating from high school‚ Peterson moved to New York City‚ where he attended the Art Students League (1927-1928) and the National Academy of Design (1929-1931). During this time‚ his pursuit of birds continued unabated and he had the opportunity to meet many of the leading ornithologists of the day. As an instructor in science and art at the Rivers School in Brookline‚ Massachusetts‚ he had his first opportunity to begin sharing his joy of bird watching with the next generation. Elliot Richardson (later attorney general of the United States) was one of Peterson’s students. Many years later‚ Richardson remembered Peterson’s influence and nominated him for Outstanding Teacher of the Year. This award was only one of the many honors Peterson would earn in his lifetime. The culmination of Peterson’s artistic and bird identification skills was the publication of his first book‚ A Field Guide to the Birds‚ in 1934.

When Peterson sought a publisher for the book‚ some doubted whether he could entice people into watching — and learning how to identify — birds. But when Houghton Mifflin took a chance on the young artist and naturalist‚ A Field Guide to the Birds sold out its first printing of 2‚000 copies in one week. It has never stopped selling in five different editions over the last 68 years‚ and it has gone on to spawn the most successful series of nature guides ever published in the United States.

Roger Tory Peterson was born in 1908 and died in 1996.

Roger Tory Peterson has published or released items in the following series...
  1. First Guide
  2. Peterson Field Guide Coloring Books
  3. Peterson Field Guides (Audio)
  4. Peterson Field Guides (Hardcover)
  5. Peterson Field Guides (Paperback)
  6. Peterson Field Guides for Young Naturalists (Paperback)
  7. Peterson First Guides


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Reviews - What do our customers think?
Great book  Apr 2, 2010
This a great book if your looking for any info on trees.Be it for logging,firewood,making boards,or general knowledge.
 
EASTERN TREES FIELD GUIDE  Feb 1, 2010
EASTERN TREES IS EXCELLENT

GOOD CONTENT AND PROPER CONSTRUCTION

YOU CAN ACTUALLY USE THIS AS FIELD GUIDE, AND IT

WON'T FALL APART

ITS MISLEADING WHEN YOU BUY BOOKS ALL FROM SAME SERIES

PETERSON FIELD GUIDES, ALL THE SAME PUBLISHER, AND ALL ABOUT

THE SAME PRICE.

ONE IS CONSTRUCTED LIKE A FIELD GUIDE SHOULD BE AND THE OTHER TWO

ARE OF POOR QUALITY
 
Sometimes we just want to know....  Jan 7, 2010
As you wander through the woods, don't you just wonder what kind of trees you are seeing? This book gives detail on determining types of trees by leaves, bark, etc. It is a small enough guide to carry with you when you are on a great adventure!
 
very complete  Nov 4, 2009
Bought as a present for Fl. people. Great sections on Fl. trees and palms. Also what areas to find these trees
 
Educational Information  Oct 12, 2009
This book begins with the basic explaination of how to identify and then follows through in a logical sequence. The Plates are clear and are a great aid in identifing.
 

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