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Emily Dickinson"s Herbarium

A Facsimile Edition

by Emily Dickinson

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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Plant life: general,
  • Poetry & poets: 19th century,
  • Plants - General,
  • Gardening,
  • Catalogs and collections,
  • Nature,
  • English,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • USA,
  • Knowledge,
  • Flowers,
  • Nature / Plants,
  • Botany,
  • Type specimens,
  • 1830-1886,
  • Dickinson, Emily,,
  • Plants

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLeslie A. Morris (Foreword), Richard B. Sewall (Introduction), Judith Farr (Preface)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691794M
    ISBN 100674023021
    ISBN 109780674023024

    Second Series. Edited by Two of Her Friends, T. W. Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd. DICKINSON, Emily. Item Number: Boston: Roberts Brothers, First edition of Emily Dickinson’s second book of poetry, one of only copies of the first printing. Octavo, . Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (Decem – ) was an American poet.. Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, into a prominent family with strong ties to its studying at the Amherst Academy for seven years in her youth, she briefly attended the Mount Holyoke Female Seminary before returning to her family's house in mater: Mount Holyoke Female Seminary.

      Emily Dickinson's herbarium, containing more than flower and plant specimens, pressed and preserved by year-old Dickinson, is now beautifully reproduced in full size and full color. (Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin ) Many of Dickinson's pressings seem prophetic of her future preoccupations and themes.5/5(1).   Hello dearest natural beauties wherever you are! I recently found a beautiful article on the American poet Emily Dickinson. The article talks about her love of flowers and her craft of growing, collecting, pressing and recording them in books. Her 'herbarium" is a 60 page collection of around flowers from the Amherst region in.

    Dickinson created her herbarium, a book of pressed, dried flowers, when she was eight or nine. Popova writes, that it's "a masterpiece of uncommon punctiliousness and poetic beauty: flowers from the Amherst region, which Dickinson celebrated as 'beautiful children of spring,' arranged with a remarkable sensitivity to scale and visual. Learn more about Emily Dickinson. In Emily Dickinson’s Gardening Life: The Plants and Places That Inspired the Iconic Poet, Marta McDowell traces Dickinson’s life as a gardener and reveals many ways in which her passion for plants is evident in her extensive collection of poems and letters.. The book follows Dickinson’s love of nature and plants through an entire year — forced hyacinth.


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Emily Dickinson"s Herbarium by Emily Dickinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Although the original herbarium survives in the Emily Dickinson Room at Harvard’s Houghton Rare Book Library, it is so fragile that even scholars are prohibited from examining it and the out-of-print facsimile book is so prohibitively expensive that this miraculous masterpiece at the intersection of poetry and science has practically vanished.

Emily Dickinson's herbarium, containing more than flower and plant specimens, pressed and preserved by year-old Dickinson, is now beautifully reproduced in full size and full color. (Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin ) Many of Dickinson's pressings seem prophetic of her future preoccupations and by: 1.

By the time poet Emily Dickinson was 14 years old, she had undertaken the compilation of an herbarium, a book of pressed flowers and plants, a hobby among the girls of her time. The herbarium has long been a part of the Emily Dickinson Collection at Houghton Library, but due to its fragility the original had been in a vault for years - the last significant Dickinson Collection item Author: Jennifer Tomase.

The history of the dispersal of Dickinson's manuscripts is a complicated one, and has been told in detail elsewhere (see the foreword to Emily Dickinson’s Herbarium). The Houghton collection consists of those papers inherited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi, the poet’s niece, who eventually gave them to Alfred Leete Hampson, her co-editor on.

Emily Dickinson, in full Emily Elizabeth Dickinson, (born DecemAmherst, Massachusetts, U.S.—diedAmherst), American lyric poet who lived in seclusion and commanded a singular brilliance of style and integrity of vision. Book Description Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cloth.

Condition: Fine. First Edition. Fine book in fine slipcase. pressed plant specimens arranged on 66 pages from the original herbarium collected by the young poet, beautifully reproduced with introductions and descriptive text and updating of scientific data.

large book bound in green cloth with blindstamped /5(20). Emily Dickinson was a reclusive American poet. Unrecognized in her own time, Dickinson is known posthumously for her innovative use of form and :   American poet Emily Dickinson was also an avid fact, her gardening inspired much of her writings.

When I first saw Emily Dickinson's Herbarium: A Facsimile Edition, I immediately wanted it.I've started my own herbarium, something very popular in the 19th century, and as an avid gardener myself, I've enjoyed collecting plants in this : Kylee Baumle.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Emily Dickinson's Herbarium: A Facsimile Edition at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

About this book. In a letter fromthe year-old Emily Dickinson asked her friend Abiah Root if she had started collecting flowers and plants for a herbarium: "it would be such a treasure to you; 'most all the girls are making one.".

The care that Emily put into her herbarium, as Richard Sewall points out, goes far beyond what one might expect of a botany student her age: "Take Emily's herbarium far enough, and you have her." The close observation of nature was a lifelong passion, and Emily used her garden flowers as emblems in her poetry and her correspondence.5/5(1).

Science and the poet: Emily Dickinson's herbarium and "The clue divine" / Richard B. Sewall --Catalog of plant specimens / Ray Angelo. Abstract: Emily Dickinson's album of more than pressed flowers and plants, carefully preserved, has long been a treasure of Harvard's Houghton Library. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices.

We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ By permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University; A facsimile edition of Emily Dickinson's Herbarium is available from Harvard University; MS Am Though only a few of Dickinson's poems were printed during her lifetime, many people remembered receiving one of them, often tucked into an exquisite bouquet that she had grown and.

Emily Dickinson's Herbarium by Emily Dickinson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(20). The care that Emily put into her herbarium, as Richard Sewall points out, goes far beyond what one might expect of a botany student her age: "Take Emily's herbarium far enough, and you have her." The close observation of nature was a lifelong passion, and Emily used her garden flowers as emblems in her poetry and her Edition: Facsimile Edition.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Emily Dickinson's Herbarium: A Facsimile Edition () by Dickinson, Emily/5(20). In Dickinson’s case, this involved the pressing of plants and flowers in an herbarium, preserving their beauty, and in some measure, their color for over years.

The Harvard Gazette describes this very fragile book, made available in in a full-color digital facsimile on the Harvard Library site. Assembled in a patterned green album bought from the Springfield stationer G. & C. Buy Emily Dickinson's Herbarium Facsimile edition by Dickinson, Emily (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). Not written books & antiques are always from a smoke - free see all of the images ng Cost: Priority Mail (Free)From Harvard: “ Novem - By the time poet Emily Dickinson was 14 years old, she had undertaken the compilation of an herbarium, a book of pressed flowers and plants, a hobby among.

These are pages from Emily Dickinson’s herbarium, or homemade book of pressed plant specimens. Assembled when Dickinson was a year-old student at Amherst Academy, the book holds 65 Author: Rebecca Onion.A visual treat as well as a literary one, Emily Dickinsons Gardening Life will be deeply satisfying for gardeners and garden lovers, connoisseurs of botanical illustration, and those who seek a deeper understanding of the life and work of Emily Wall Street Journal Emily Dickinson was a keen observer of the natural world, but less well known is the fact that/5.Four months before her twentieth birthday, Emily Dickinson (Decem – ) met the person who became her first love and remained her greatest — an orphaned mathematician-in-training by the name of Susan Gilbert, nine days her junior.

Throughout the poet’s life, Susan would be her muse, her mentor, her primary reader and editor, her fiercest lifelong attachment, her.