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The Resource Letters from Alabama : chiefly relating to natural history, Philip Henry Gosse ; edited by Gary R. Mullen and Taylor D. Littleton

Letters from Alabama : chiefly relating to natural history, Philip Henry Gosse ; edited by Gary R. Mullen and Taylor D. Littleton

Label
Letters from Alabama : chiefly relating to natural history
Title
Letters from Alabama
Title remainder
chiefly relating to natural history
Statement of responsibility
Philip Henry Gosse ; edited by Gary R. Mullen and Taylor D. Littleton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This new and improved edition of Letters from Alabama offers a valuable window into pioneer Alabama and the landscape and life-forms encountered by early settlers of the state. Philip Henry Gosse (1810-1888), a British naturalist, left home at age seventeen and made his way to Alabama in 1838. He was employed by Judge Reuben Saffold and other planters near Pleasant Hill in Dallas County as a teacher for about a dozen of their children, but his principal interest was natural history. Letters from Alabama is a personalized record of Gosse's perceptive observations durin
Member of
Cataloging source
MdBmJHUP
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1810-1888
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Gosse, Philip Henry
Dewey number
508.761
Index
index present
LC call number
QH105.A2
LC item number
G6 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Littleton, Taylor
  • Mullen, Gary R.
Series statement
Library of Alabama classics
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  • Natural history
  • Alabama
  • Natural history
  • Travel
  • Alabama
Label
Letters from Alabama : chiefly relating to natural history, Philip Henry Gosse ; edited by Gary R. Mullen and Taylor D. Littleton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Original ed. published 1859
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- Gary R. Mullen and Taylor D. Littleton; Letters from Alabama -- Philip Henry Gosse; Appendix: Taxonomic Lists of the Plants and Animals Mentioned by P.H. Gosse in Letters from Alabama (1859) -- Gary R. Mullen; Index
Control code
859686982
Edition
University of Alabama Press 2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817317898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859686982
Label
Letters from Alabama : chiefly relating to natural history, Philip Henry Gosse ; edited by Gary R. Mullen and Taylor D. Littleton
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • Original ed. published 1859
Antecedent source
not applicable
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction -- Gary R. Mullen and Taylor D. Littleton; Letters from Alabama -- Philip Henry Gosse; Appendix: Taxonomic Lists of the Plants and Animals Mentioned by P.H. Gosse in Letters from Alabama (1859) -- Gary R. Mullen; Index
Control code
859686982
Edition
University of Alabama Press 2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (312 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817317898
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)859686982

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