Travels with Thoreau: Selected Bibliographies

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Quote Books of Henry David Thoreau

as outlined in episode nine of the video series, Studying Thoreau.

Click on titles or photos to reach purchase links.

Make sure the one you choose has attributions that reveal where the quotes came from.

   Thoreau's Book of Quotations. Edited by Paul Negri. Dover Publications, 2000. 


     Quotations of Henry David Thoreau. Edited by Richard Smith. Applewood, 2017.


     The Quotable Thoreau. Edited by Jeffrey S. Cramer. Princeton University Press, 2011.



   The Daily Henry David Thoreau: A Year of Quotes From the Man Who Lived in Season, compiled by Laura Dassow Walls. University of Chicago Press, 2020.



    The Living Thoughts of Thoreau by Theodore Dreiser, Longmans, Green, and Company, 1939; Fawcett Publications, 1963.


   The Thoughts of Thoreau. Compiled by Edwin Way Teale. Dodd, Mead & Company, 1962, 1987.


   In Wildness is the Preservation of the World. Edited and with photographs by Eliot Porter. Sierra Club, 1962, 1967. 1988 and 1996 editions are available from other publishers.



   In the Footsteps of the Artist: Thoreau and the World of Andrew Wyeth. Photographs by James A. Warner and Margaret J. White. The Middle Atlantic Press, 1986. Not really recommended ...


    Thoreau Country. Edited by Mark Silber. Featuring the photographs of Herbert W. Gleason. Sierra Club Books, 1975.


   Taking Sides with the Sun: Landscape Photographer Herbert W. Gleason, A Biography. by Dale Schwie. Nodin Press, 2017.





   Of Woodland Pools, Spring-Holes & Ditches: Excerpts from the Journal of Henry David Thoreau. With engravings by Abigail Rorer and an introduction by Bradley P. Dean.


   Thoreau and the Art of Life: Precepts and Principles. Edited and with watercolors by Roderick MacIver. Heron Dance Press, 2006. 2010 edition has different subtitle and different publisher.


   Elevating Ourselves: Henry David Thoreau on Mountains. Edited by J. Parker Huber. Houghton Mifflin, 1999.


   Uncommon Learning: Henry David Thoreau on Education. Edited by Martin Bickman. Houghton Mifflin, 1999.


   Material Faith: Henry David Thoreau on Science. Edited by Laura Dassow Walls. Houghton Mifflin, 1999.


   Natureís Canvas: Henry David Thoreau on Land. Edited by J. O. Valentine. Houghton Mifflin, 2001.





   Reflecting Heaven: Henry David Thoreau on Water. Edited by Robert L. France. Houghton Mifflin, 2001.





   Natureís Panorama: Thoreau on the Seasons, compiled by Ronald A. Bosco. University of Massachusetts Press, 2005.




   Daily Observations: Thoreau on the Days of the Year, compiled by Steve Grant. University of Massachusetts Press, 2005.





   Bonds of Affection: Thoreau on Dogs and Cats, compiled by Wesley T. Mott. University of Massachusetts Press, 2005.




   Notes on New England Birds, by Henry David Thoreau. Compiled by Francis H. Allen. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1910.  
   Thoreau on Birds. Notes on New England Birds from the Journals of Henry David Thoreau. Compiled by Francis H. Allen. Beacon Press, 1993. 

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   Thoreauís Notes on Birds of New England. Compiled by Francis H. Allen. Dover Publications, 2019.


   Thoreau on Birds. Compiled by Helen Cruickshank. McGraw-Hill, 1964.


   Thoreauís Wildflowers, compiled by Geoff Wisner. Yale University Press, 2016.


   Thoreauís Animals, compiled by Geoff Wisner. Yale University Press, 2017.


   Thoreau's Garden: Native Plants for the American Landscape. By Peter Loewer. Stackpole Books, 1996. It's not really a quote book, but it has a fair amount of them in it.


   Thoreau and the Language of Trees, compiled by Richard Higgins, University of California Press, 2017.


   Funny-Ass Thoreau, by M. Allen Cunningham. Atelier26, 2016.  



Ray Angelo's Botanical Index to Thoreau's Journals can be access here.


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