John Muir

John Muir

The Eight Wilderness Discovery Books

Book - 1992
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* Muir is perhaps the nation's greatest conservationist
* His books reveal why he devoted his life to preserving the West's greatest natural treasures

The name John Muir (1838-1914) has come to stand for the protection of wilderness both in the United States and abroad. This is a collection of his eight most influential works in a single volume. The collection represents the lifelong relationship between the landscape and an inspirational architect of the conservation movement. Arranged in the order of Muir's life are: The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf, My First Summer in the Sierra, The Mountains of California, Our National Parks, The Yosemite, Travels in Alaska, and Steep Trails.

Publisher: London : Diadem Books ; Seattle : Mountaineers, [1992]
ISBN: 9780898863352
089886335X
Characteristics: 1030 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm

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