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MY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRA [Photo Book] John Muir, Scot Miller 2011 Hardcover DJ Fine
By Muir, John and Scot Miller (Photos)
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Boston, 2011, 100th anniversary edition. 190 pp, 100+ color photos. Large format hardcover with dust jacket. Fine.

Large format book. Extra postage will be requested for Priority Mail or International Mail.  

Combining the immortal words of John Muir with beautiful color photos from Scott Miller, this is a fine rendering of a classic look at the Sierra Nevada of California.

'William Kimes, in his superb bibliography of Muir's works, says, "Muir was 72 years old when he began to prepare the journal of his first summer in the Sierra for publication. With the skillful editing of his mature years, he retains the refreshing spontaneity and enthusiasm of his youthful experiences and observations, interspersed as they are with his lyrical and oft-times mystical reflections. Thus, this book, published near the apex of his career, reaps the competence of age while capturing the essence of youth, and becomes, we believe, his finest book."


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