The Mountains of California


This beautiful antique hardcover volume is bound in brown cloth boards, with bright gilt lettering and decorative cover etching showing a mountain peak against a setting sun with a motif of evergreen boughs and cones around it. Top page edge is gilt. Covers are very clean; slight soil and foxing to endpapers; small, neat owner's label and owner's name on endpapers; inner pages clean and unmarked. One of Muir's classic works of nature writing and taxonomy focused on the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. First edition, early printing. 381 pages; approx. 5"x8".


  • The Mountains of California
  • John Muir
  • The Century Co., 1894
  • First edition, early printing.