John Muir

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John Muir was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays and books concern his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada, California; Muir’s activism has helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and many other wilderness areas. This comprehensive eBook presents Muir’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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US Customers: the complete works is not available due to copyright restrictions. Please select the US version from the Format options (see US contents below).

* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Muir’s life and works
* Concise introductions to the books
* All the nature books, with individual contents tables
* Features rare works appearing for the first time in digital publishing
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork
* Features Muir’s Overland articles
* Includes Muir’s autobiographies – spend hours following the author’s adventures
* Special ‘Contextual Pieces’ section, with contemporary articles, reviews and essays evaluating Muir’s works
* Features the seminal biography by William Frederic Badè
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Books
PICTURESQUE CALIFORNIA
THE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA
STICKEEN: AN ADVENTURE WITH A DOG AND A GLACIER
OUR NATIONAL PARKS
EDWARD HENRY HARRIMAN
THE YOSEMITE
TRAVELS IN ALASKA
LETTERS TO A FRIEND
A THOUSAND-MILE WALK TO THE GULF
THE CRUISE OF THE CORWIN
STEEP TRAILS

Newspaper Articles
OVERLAND MONTHLY ARTICLES

The Autobiographies
MY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRA
THE STORY OF MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTH

Contextual Pieces
JOHN MUIR: CONTEXTUAL ARTICLES, ESSAYS AND REVIEWS
ZANITA: A TALE OF THE YO-SEMITE by Thérèse Yelverton
THE MOUNTAIN TRAIL AND ITS MESSAGE by Albert W. Palmer
ALASKA DAYS WITH JOHN MUIR by S. Hall Young

The Biography
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF JOHN MUIR by William Frederic Badè

CONTENTS OF THE US VERSION:

Please note: due to US copyright restrictions, the biography is not included.

The Books
PICTURESQUE CALIFORNIA
THE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA
STICKEEN: AN ADVENTURE WITH A DOG AND A GLACIER
OUR NATIONAL PARKS
EDWARD HENRY HARRIMAN
THE YOSEMITE
TRAVELS IN ALASKA
LETTERS TO A FRIEND
A THOUSAND-MILE WALK TO THE GULF
THE CRUISE OF THE CORWIN
STEEP TRAILS

Newspaper Articles
OVERLAND MONTHLY ARTICLES

The Autobiographies
MY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRA
THE STORY OF MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTH

Contextual Pieces
JOHN MUIR: CONTEXTUAL ARTICLES, ESSAYS AND REVIEWS
ZANITA: A TALE OF THE YO-SEMITE by Thérèse Yelverton
THE MOUNTAIN TRAIL AND ITS MESSAGE by Albert W. Palmer
ALASKA DAYS WITH JOHN MUIR by S. Hall Young

 

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