First published in 1863, “Snow-Flakes – A Chapter from the Book of Nature” is a wonderful collection of poems, reflections, and anecdotes connected by the common theme of the snowflake. These beautiful pieces explore it’s shape, structure, and beauty, punctuated by wonderful illustrations depicting snowflakes in various different forms. This vintage book is highly recommended for all poetry and nature lovers, and it would make for a charming addition to any collection. Israel Perkins Warren (1814 – 1892) was an American author and journalist. Other notable works by this author include: “Our Father’s Book” (1885), “The Book of Revelation” (1885), and “The Parousia” (1879).