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The Fall of the Leaf

Snippets 96. Thomas Bewick (1753-1828) is best know for his A History of British Birds, with its detailed engravings. He could perhaps be credited as the creator of the field guide. In 1820 he branched out into illustrating poetry with … Continue reading

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The Joy of November (Snippets 38)

William Howitt (1792-1879) was a prolific writer, principally of non-fiction, who wrote on a variety of topics over the course of his life: religion, literature, spiritualism, travel, history.  He was perhaps best known for his books on rural life.  One … Continue reading

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