Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. Early printing. Hardcover. 8vo. 382 pp. Index. Green cloth with gilt & blue decoration to front board; gilt lettering; in publisher's green illustrated dustjacket. Near fine in near fine dustjacket (price-clipped; light wear to extremities; tanning to spine). Item #17888
This book is composed of ten articles previously published in The Atlantic Monthy in which Muir extols the beauty, grandeur, and importance of Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone, and other National Parks of the American West and urges the preservation of these natural areas. (Kimes 237).