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John Muir
The Yosemite by JOHN MUIR ~ First Edition 1912 ~ 1st Printing ~ National Park
New York: The Century Co, 1912. The Yosemite by John Muir First edition, first printing of the classic nature study New York: The Century Co, 1912. x, 284 pp. Original dark green cloth with gilt, periwinkle, and royal blue stamping, top edge gilt. First edition. (Title page dated 1912 in roman numerals, states "Published, April, 1912" on copyright page. BAL 14767.) A Fine copy with few spots of light rubbing to front board, offsetting to title page from tissue guard. All fold-out maps and plates present in nice shape. Really crisp gilt and bright contents, a truly excellent copy. Lacking jacket. Famous conservationist John Muir's book of his beloved Yosemite Valley; he had been instrumental in getting it declared a national park. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books (burnsiderarebooks) [Portland, Oregon, United States]
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