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Muir's Walk to the Gulf of Mexico  

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A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf

Muir, John

Boston and New York

Houghton Mifflin Company



Octavo. Illustrated with a colored photogravure frontispiece and 17 plates, including a map. Original green laid paper-covered boards over a dark green buckram spine, with a gilt-stamped green leather spine label. First edition – Large Paper Edition, limited to 550 numbered copies. This is number 353.

This autobiographical story tells of Muir's early life, from his departure from the University of Wisconsin to his first summer in the Sierra. Muir scholars William and Maymie Kimes note, “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 339.

Donated by johnson rare books & archives, Covina, CA.

Lot Amendments

Periodic mild foxing to the contents. The spine is lightly faded, with a bit of scuffing to the spine label and some minor rubbing to the boards; else very good.

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