The Mountains of California




One of Muir's classic works of nature writing and taxonomy focused on the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. First thus, new and enlarged edition of 1911 - BAL 14764. Illustrated throughout with Muir's sketches and photographs. Gilt top edge, olive green cloth with decorations in dark green and gold. Cover soil present, spine faded, darkened. Former owner's inscription on front free endpaper dated 1912. Rear inside hinge shows slight damage, binding is firm. Small 1/2 inch closed tear on first title page. 5.5 x 8 inches with 389 indexed pages.

  • The Mountains of California
  • John Muir
  • The Century Co., 1911