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The Writings of John Muir, Manuscript Edition (1916, Houghton ... My first summer in the Sierra. Muir has emerged as perhaps the greatest prophet of an era which finds itself suddenly aware of the urgent need to care for our planet. Stickeen. My First Summer in the Sierra is illustrated with Miller's stunning photographs, showcasing the dramatic landscape of the High Sierra plus John Muir's illustrations from the original edition and several previously unpublished illustrations from his 1911 manuscript. Photograph of John Muir displayed at the John Muir House at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, Calif., on Monday, May 9, 2016. Muir was a Scottish-American naturalist who campaigned extensively for the preservation of America's wilderness lands. CALIFORNIA by John Muir (Illustrated Edition) My First Summer in the Sierra, Picturesque California, The Mountains of California, The Yosemite & Our National Parks: Adventure Memoirs, Travel Sketches, Nature Writings and Wilderness Essays . Muir was a naturalist and activist who wrote over 300 articles and a dozen books. Our National Parks is a guidebook supreme, an exciting introduction to Yosemite and several other magnificent parks by the man who, more than any other person, helped to create them. The cruise of the Corwin: v.8. Travels in Alaska: v.4-5. The Story of a Dog Copies for Sale. Photographs by Philip Hyde; Sketches by John Muir (illustrator). item 4 Our National Parks by John Muir (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! Our National Parks John Muir First Edition 1901 for auction. No dust jacket, as issued. Mifflin, Houghton (1901). This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir’s 1901 Our National Parks is a celebration of American outdoors heritage and the legacy that the American national parks system seeks to preserve. This is a scarce first edition of "Our National Parks" written by John Muir published in 1901. v. 4-5. On Assignment For HuffPost . Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books. John Muir (1838 – 1914) also known as "John of the Mountains" and the "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America. Muir was a Scottish-American naturalist who campaigned extensively for the preservation of America's wild . John Muir’s Journal of Explorations of America’s Greatest Natural Treasures . $5.74 . My First Summer in the Sierra. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel, frontispiece engraving of the sequoias of Mariposa Grove. JOHN MUIR'S CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: My First Summer in the Sierra, Picturesque California, The Mountains of California, The Yosemite & Our National Parks (Illustrated) John Muir. The cruise of the Corwin. John Muir. By: John Muir: John Muir ( April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) also known as "John of the Mountains", was a ... of wilderness in the United States. Name of old owner in pencil on endpaper. $0.99; $0.99; Publisher Description. Inside covers and free end papers have a map of the geographic area covered in the book. $1.72 . $48.75 . John Muir: Nature Writings (LOA #92) John Muir. Additionally, his writings about Alaska led to further preservation of the landscape over time. v. 3. Many photographs and illustrations throughout. A very nice example, rare in the original dust jacket. John Muir, Scottish-born American naturalist, writer, and advocate of U.S. forest conservation, who was largely responsible for the establishment of Sequoia National Park and Yosemite National Park, which are located in California. Some moisture residue on cover. v. 8. ... My first summer in the Sierra: v.3. 4 - Our National Parks ... Be the first to write a review. A key founder of the modern conservation movement, John Muir was a champion of the preservation of the unspoiled wilderness and of the careful guardianship of the environment. Travels in Alaska. v. 7. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. The life and letters of John Muir. Our National Parks - Ebook written by John Muir. First published in 1901, this book brought Muir to the attention of President Theodore Roosevelt. Copies for Sale. Muir, John. John Muir’s Our National Parks—reissued to encourage, and inspire travelers, campers, and contemporary naturalists—is as profound for readers today as it was in 1901. Ships well protected. Copies for Sale. : Early printing of Muir's collection of short works on the beauty and splendor of America's National Parks. Jacket is price clipped. Steep trails: v.9-10. Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books . Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction . John Muir, who was born in Scotland and emigrated to America in 1849, was an advocate of U.S. forest conservation and was largely responsible for the establishment of Sequoia and Yosemite national parks in California. Edward Henry Harriman. $1.99 . $7.68 Read with Our ... views that would eventually lead him to push for the creation of the national parks. $0.99; $0.99; Publisher Description. Born in Dunbar, Scotland, he moved with his family to a Wisconsin farm in 1849. In this poetic audiobook, hear the words of legendary outdoorsman John Muir's entreaty to the American people imploring them to develop, as he did, a connection to their national parks. See all. Take in John Muir's detailed observations of the sights, scents, sounds, and textures of Yosemite, Yellowstone, and forest reservations of the West. 1st Edition. After this fast-paced trip with Muir, past visitors to the parks will want to revisit them with new insights, and those who have never wandered these trails will not rest until they have done so. John Muir. Our National Parks (1901). Muir’s article on Yosemite appeared in the 10th edition … John Muir was one of the earliest advocates of the national park idea, and its most eloquent spokesman. John Muir. Gilt illustration of redwoods on cover and gilt lettering on spine. Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, Boston (1909). AbeBooks.com: Our National Parks. Muir, John. the glacier meadows and wild geysers of … U.S. Buy online, view images and see past prices for Our National Parks by John Muir First Edition. In this collection of essays, naturalist John Muir praises the beauty of Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone, and other American national parks. Michael Sainato, Contributor. Steep Trails. If it weren't for John Muir and his writings, we probably would not have Yosemite National Park as we know it today. The mountains of Calif. v.6. Muir, John. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. John Muir's Legacy to Guide Diversity Conference at Yosemite National Park. Our national parks. Picturesque California, The Treasures of the Yosemite, Our National Parks…, John Muir: Wilderness Essays, Environmental Studies, Memoirs & Letters (Illustrated Edition), John Muir, Musaicum Books. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Our National Parks. v. 6. The mountains of California. Doubleday Page and Company, New York (1911). Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1911). Steep trails. This addition to the John Muir Library Series is a collection of ten essays 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. First edition, November 1901 printing. Edition. The writings of John Muir by John Muir, 1916, Houghton Mifflin edition, - Sierra ed. The life and letters of John Muir. Book and BroDart protected jacket are very good with light handling. Free. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. He was also involved in the creation of the Grand Canyon, Kings Canyon, Petrified Forest, and Mt. YOSEMITE by John Muir (Illustrated Edition) The Yosemite, Our National Parks, Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park, A Rival of the Yosemite, The Treasures of the Yosemite, Yosemite Glaciers, Yosemite in Winter & Yosemite in Spring . He introduces us to: . Take in John Muir’s detailed observations of the sights, scents, sounds, and textures of Yosemite, Yellowstone, and forest reservations of the West. This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir's 1901 Our National Parks is a celebration of American outdoors heritage and the legacy that the American national parks system seeks to preserve. This is a scarce first edition of "Our National Parks" written by John Muir published in 1901. Rainier National Parks. This carefully edited collection of John Muir has been designed and formatted to th This 1901 work, a collection of essays first published in the Atlantic Monthly, is Muir's valentine to the national parks of the American West. Our national parks: v.7. 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