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John Muir The Yosemite First Edition

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Author: Muir, John
Title: The Yosemite
Place Published: New York
Publisher:The Century Co.
Date Published: 1912
Description:

x, 284. 32 full page plates from photographs; 3 folding maps. (8vo) original gilt pictorial green cloth, top edge gilt. First Edition.

At Robert Underwood Johnson's urging, John Muir wrote this guide book to Yosemite, assembling and rewriting material from his previous published works in order to tell visitors all about the National Park. He even seized the opportunity to include a lengthy chapter on the Hetch Hetchy Valley, mustering support for the ongoing campaign to preserve that "Tuolumne Yosemite." BAL 14767; Kimes 308; Zamorano Select 77.

Condition
Ownership signature on front free endpaper; near fine.
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Lot 0215 Details

Description
...
Heading:
Author: Muir, John
Title: The Yosemite
Place Published: New York
Publisher:The Century Co.
Date Published: 1912
Description:

x, 284. 32 full page plates from photographs; 3 folding maps. (8vo) original gilt pictorial green cloth, top edge gilt. First Edition.

At Robert Underwood Johnson's urging, John Muir wrote this guide book to Yosemite, assembling and rewriting material from his previous published works in order to tell visitors all about the National Park. He even seized the opportunity to include a lengthy chapter on the Hetch Hetchy Valley, mustering support for the ongoing campaign to preserve that "Tuolumne Yosemite." BAL 14767; Kimes 308; Zamorano Select 77.

Condition
...
Ownership signature on front free endpaper; near fine.

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