Lot 198: Author: Muir, John; Title: A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company; Date Published: 1916; Description: xxvii, 220 pp. Edited with an Introduction by William Frederic Badè. Illustrated with several plates from photographs; map. (8vo) original green cloth, color pictorial cover label, lettered in white, top edge gilt. First Trade 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 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, two bookplates on front endpapers; very good.
PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories
Thursday, 28th January 2016
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