Hardcover Book, The Golden Circle, Hal Bordland, Illustrated, Juvenile Literature, Young Adult, Nature, Non-Fiction
A wonderful young adult hardcover book titled The Golden Circle: A Book of Months by Hal Bordland. The book has beautiful illustrations by Anne Ophelia Dowden. The text and paintings provide panoramic and miniature views of the natural world month-by-month. This is an ex-library book.
Harold "Hal" Glen Borland was an American writer, journalist and naturalist. In addition to writing many non-fiction and fiction books about the outdoors, he was a staff writer and editorialist for The New York Times.
Anne Ophelia Todd Dowden, a renowned and popular botanical artist whose subjects ranged from the flowers found in Shakespeare to the weeds found in New York City. She was recognized for the anatomical accuracy and beauty of her paintings. Her career as a botanical illustrator and author resulted in more than 20 books, many of them for younger readers.
10¼ inches in length
8¼ inches in width
Published by Thomas Y. Crowell Company -- 1977
This book is in very good condition. The binding is tight. There are no marks or stains in the book. The cover shows wear along the edges and corners. As an ex-library book, it has some stamping and a card holder on the back flyleaf. The dust cover is in very good condition and covered in plastic.
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