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Muir, John
Writings of John Muir, Sierra Edition Ten Volume Set 1917-1924 Leather
Houghton Mifflin, 1924. The Writings of John Muir, Sierra Edition (Ten Volume Set) Author: Muir, John Published: Boston; Houghton Mifflin, 1917-1924 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Near fine (please see full item description for details) Description: Complete set of 10 volumes, uniformly bound in 3/4 leather and marbled boards, with marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, and lovely gilt tree decoration on spines. Some uneven darkening/staining (of unknown origin) to spines, but still quite attractive and otherwise a fine set. This uncommon binding is not noted in Kimes, but in other details matches Kimes #363. An earlier (1917-18) Sierra Edition consisted of 8 volumes and did not include the two-volume Life and Letters present here. Includes the same text as the manuscript edition and 341 half-tone plates. Likely sold only by subscription. Inclues The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf, My First Summer in the Sierra, Travels in Alaska, The Mountains of California, Our National Parks,"The Cruise of the Corwin, Steep Trails, and The Life and Letters of John Muir (by William Frederic Bade). see our other Natural History listings Please email us for additional details about any item and we will respond promptly. Shipping: For orders of more than one book, we will combine shipping whenever possible. Priority and International shipping are available. Please contact us for a quote. Condition Descriptions Defined: We grade our books and dust jackets using the traditional language of the antiquarian book trade. In brief: Fine is the highest grade and means ess … [Click Below for Full Description]
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