Lot 290 of 455:
John Muir's Mountains of California  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$660
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
The Mountains of California
Author:
Muir, John
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Century Co.
Date:
1894
Description:

[iii]-xiii, [3], 381 pp. Illustrated with half-tones, 2 maps. (8vo), original tan cloth decorated in green and gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.

Covering the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Kimes & Kimes states, "The book contains much of Muir's finest writing between 1875 and 1882, and is considered by many Muir admirers to be his finest book." Second issue, without foliation mark "1" at foot of page 1. BAL 14746; Kimes 189; Currey & Kruska 258; Howes M880; Zamorano Eighty 56.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Spine slightly darkened, light wear; hints of foxing and light ripple to front endpapers; a few occasional stains; near fine.
 
Item number:
302850
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