Lot 197: John Muir Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf Large paper

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Lot 197: Author: Muir, John; Title: A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf - Large-paper Edition; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company; Date Published: 1916; Description: Illustrated with plates from photographs, hand-colored frontispiece of art by Amelia M. Watson. (8vo) original cloth-backed boards, gilt-lettered leather spine label. No. 305 of 550 copies of the Large Paper Edition. This autobiographical story tells of Muir's early life, from his departure from the University of Wisconsin to his first summer in the Sierra. Kimes & Kimes states: "Muir's early writing included in this volume is important in disclosing his nature-oriented philosophy of life and the direction in which it was taking him." Kimes 340; BAL 14773. Condition: Light wear, bookplate on front free endpaper; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $150-250
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