The Mountains of California. John Muir.
The Mountains of California

The Mountains of California

New York: The Century Co., 1922. 13th Printing, New and Enlarged Edition. 8vo. xiv, 389 pp. Index. Illustrations. Tan cloth with black & gilt decoration, black lettering in publisher's cream illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in scarce near fine dustjacket (small chip to upper front corner; two short closed tears to rear cover; minor wear to extremities). Item #17887

"Muir selected articles which had previously appeared in several magazines and one newspaper, and edited them to create his first book. He skillfully prefaced his selections with an overview of the Sierra Nevada Range, preparing the reader for the more detailed aspects that follow. The book contains much of Muir's finest writing between 1875 and 1882, and is considered by many Muir admirers to be his finest book." - Kimes 189.

Price: $800.00

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