Title THE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA
Book Condition Owner's discreet signature to front pastedown, soiling to covers, mild wear: thus very good plus; in tan pictorial cloth with gilt titling and gilt-and-black front cover illustration of a California mountain wreathed in pine-coned branches; gilt top-edge.
Edition First edition thus: new and enlarged edition. Illustrated from Preliminary Sketches and Photographs Furnished by the Author.
Publisher New York: The Century Co., 1911.
Seller ID 46289.00
The culmination of the ten years Muir spent in the Sierra Nevadas. Muir "invents, by sheer force of his love, an entirely new vocabulary and grammar of the wild . . . a language of ecstasy and exuberance."--Bill McKibben.
Mountains. California. Californiana. Illustrated Books.