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The Story of our Trees: in Twenty-Four Lessons

By: Margaret M Gregson (Author)

174 pages, b/w illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Dec 2013 | #212033 | ISBN-13: 9781107662780
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About this book

Originally published in 1912, as part of the Cambridge Nature Study Series, The Story of our Trees was written to provide children with a practical guide to trees. Created to stimulate both observation and reflection, the text was intended 'to help children to study Nature, not to put book study instead of Nature Study'. Numerous illustrative figures are included, together with an appendices section. The Story of our Trees will be of value to anyone with an interest in trees and the history of science.


1. Introductory
2. Fruits and seeds
3. Leaf casting
4. The growth of seeds
5. Winter buds and tree forms
6. Tree planting and tree felling
7. Evergreens
8. How a tree lives
9. The root
10. The trunk
11. Catkins
12. Thorny and climbing plants
13. Leaf buds
14. The leaf
15. The flower


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