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In wildness is the preservation of the world

Henry David Thoreau

In wildness is the preservation of the world

by Henry David Thoreau

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Published by Sierra Club in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature photography

  • Edition Notes

    Statementfrom Henry David Thoreau. Selections & photos by Eliot Porter. Introd. by Joseph Wood Krutch.
    ContributionsPorter, Eliot, 1901-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16, [151] p.
    Number of Pages151
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22118423M
    LC Control Number62020527

    by Carol Black “In Wildness is the preservation of the World.” Thoreau says it in “Walking,” and Jack Turner, in his exquisite collection of essays, The Abstract Wild, questions how many of us have any idea what it means. People often misread the quote, Turner points out, as “In wilderness is the preservation of the world;” but Thoreau did not say that preserving wilderness. In Wildness Is the Preservation of the World by Eliot Porter & Henry David Thoreau $ Celebrating the year anniversary of the first publication of IN WILDNESS IS THE PRESERVATION OF THE WORLD by Eliot Porter, AMMO Books is honored to present a newly restored version of one of photography's most beloved and bestselling titles.

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For we old-time nature photogs, "In Wildness Is the Preservation of the World" is the seminal book of our art form. In this monograph, published by Sierra Club Executive Director David Brower exactly years after Walking, Eliot Porter -- the Ansel Adams of color nature photography -- infused Thoreau's passages with his photos.

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I thought back to the first time I heard Thoreau’s statement—I think it was at a rally to build support for designating Wilderness in the High Uintas, a mountain range I’d hiked all over, east of Salt Lake City.

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Originally published in and reprinted often since, this popular work combines the nature photography of Porter with short excerpts from the writings of Thoreau.