Our National Parks. This is a scarce first edition of "Our National Parks" written by John Muir published in 1901. This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir’s 1901 Our National Parks is a celebration of American outdoors heritage and the legacy that the American national parks system seeks to preserve. This is a scarce first edition of "Our National Parks" written by John Muir published in 1901. The Writings of John Muir, Manuscript Edition (1916, Houghton ... My first summer in the Sierra. Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books. Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Steep Trails. John Muir. The mountains of Calif. v.6. John Muir (1838 – 1914) also known as "John of the Mountains" and the "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America. Gilt illustration of redwoods on cover and gilt lettering on spine. He was also involved in the creation of the Grand Canyon, Kings Canyon, Petrified Forest, and Mt. $1.72 . 1st Edition. In these works, he sang the praises of parks and other special natural places and called for their protection from commercial exploitation. John Muir was one of the earliest advocates of the national park idea, and its most eloquent spokesman. ... My first summer in the Sierra: v.3. John Muir. Travels in Alaska: v.4-5. Muir’s article on Yosemite appeared in the 10th edition … The Story of a Dog Copies for Sale. Travels in Alaska. John Muir’s Our National Parks—reissued to encourage, and inspire travelers, campers, and contemporary naturalists—is as profound for readers today as it was in 1901. My First Summer in the Sierra is illustrated with Miller's stunning photographs, showcasing the dramatic landscape of the High Sierra plus John Muir's illustrations from the original edition and several previously unpublished illustrations from his 1911 manuscript. The cruise of the Corwin. Rainier National Parks. Book and BroDart protected jacket are very good with light handling. Take in John Muir's detailed observations of the sights, scents, sounds, and textures of Yosemite, Yellowstone, and forest reservations of the West. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston (1911). v. 8. He introduces us to: . Edward Henry Harriman. Doubleday Page and Company, New York (1911). $7.68 Read with Our ... views that would eventually lead him to push for the creation of the national parks. Born in Dunbar, Scotland, he moved with his family to a Wisconsin farm in 1849. Des milliers de livres avec la livraison chez vous en 1 jour ou en magasin avec -5% de réduction . Current slide {CURRENT_SLIDE} of {TOTAL_SLIDES}- Best-selling in Non-Fiction Books . On Assignment For HuffPost . Steep trails: v.9-10. First published in 1901, this book brought Muir to the attention of President Theodore Roosevelt. John Muir's Legacy to Guide Diversity Conference at Yosemite National Park. Copies for Sale. Muir, John. v. 9-10. 4 - Our National Parks ... Be the first to write a review. $5.74 . $48.75 . Houghton Mifflin / Riverside Press, Boston (1909). In this poetic audiobook, hear the words of legendary outdoorsman John Muir's entreaty to the American people imploring them to develop, as he did, a connection to their national parks. Our national parks: v.7. Steep trails. The greatest of these passionate parks advocates was John Muir, "Father of the National Parks." The life and letters of John Muir. John Muir. Stickeen. $1.99 . Picturesque California, The Treasures of the Yosemite, Our National Parks…, John Muir: Wilderness Essays, Environmental Studies, Memoirs & Letters (Illustrated Edition), John Muir, Musaicum Books. A very nice example, rare in the original dust jacket. Muir, John. See all. No dust jacket, as issued. the glacier meadows and wild geysers of … My First Summer In The Sierra. Free. v. 4-5. CALIFORNIA by John Muir (Illustrated Edition) My First Summer in the Sierra, Picturesque California, The Mountains of California, The Yosemite & Our National Parks: Adventure Memoirs, Travel Sketches, Nature Writings and Wilderness Essays . In this collection of essays, naturalist John Muir praises the beauty of Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone, and other American national parks. The writings of John Muir by John Muir, 1916, Houghton Mifflin edition, - Sierra ed. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Muir was a Scottish-American naturalist who campaigned extensively for the preservation of America's wild . John Muir's Our National Parks - reissued to encourage, and inspire travelers, campers, and contemporary naturalists - is as profound for readers today as it was in 1901. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada mountains of California, have been read by millions. First edition / first printing. Muir was a naturalist and activist who wrote over 300 articles and a dozen books. John Muir, who was born in Scotland and emigrated to America in 1849, was an advocate of U.S. forest conservation and was largely responsible for the establishment of Sequoia and Yosemite national parks in California. After this fast-paced trip with Muir, past visitors to the parks will want to revisit them with new insights, and those who have never wandered these trails will not rest until they have done so. Ships well protected. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Our National Parks. This carefully edited collection of John Muir has been designed and formatted to th My First Summer in the Sierra. Read "John Muir: Wilderness Essays, Environmental Studies, Memoirs & Letters (Illustrated Edition) Picturesque California, The Treasures of the Yosemite, Our National Parks…" by John Muir available from Rakuten Kobo. John Muir: Nature Writings (LOA #92) John Muir. : Early printing of Muir's collection of short works on the beauty and splendor of America's National Parks. Muir, John. Buy online, view images and see past prices for Our National Parks by John Muir First Edition. A key founder of the modern conservation movement, John Muir was a champion of the preservation of the unspoiled wilderness and of the careful guardianship of the environment. The mountains of California. The Mountains Of California (Mobi Classics) John Muir. Muir, John. Photographs by Philip Hyde; Sketches by John Muir (illustrator). Photograph of John Muir displayed at the John Muir House at the John Muir National Historic Site in Martinez, Calif., on Monday, May 9, 2016. Edition. $0.99; $0.99; Publisher Description. Our National Parks - Ebook written by John Muir. AbeBooks.com: Our National Parks. Additionally, his writings about Alaska led to further preservation of the landscape over time. U.S. Muir was a Scottish-American naturalist who campaigned extensively for the preservation of America's wilderness lands. v. 6. Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. item 4 Our National Parks by John Muir (English) Hardcover Book Free Shipping! by John Muir Seller Books Express Published 2018-01-24 Condition New ISBN 9781984152121 Item Price $ The life and letters of John Muir. JOHN MUIR'S CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: My First Summer in the Sierra, Picturesque California, The Mountains of California, The Yosemite & Our National Parks (Illustrated) John Muir. Name of old owner in pencil on endpaper. He co-founded the Sierra Club and is often referred to as the "Father of the National Parks". Mifflin, Houghton (1901). Copies for Sale. This 1901 work, a collection of essays first published in the Atlantic Monthly, is Muir's valentine to the national parks of the American West. Many photographs and illustrations throughout. This addition to the John Muir Library Series is a collection of ten essays in which Muir extols the beauty, grandeur, and importance of Yosemite, Sequoia, Yellowstone, and other National Parks of the American West and urges the preservation of these natural areas. The publication of … This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir's 1901 Our National Parks is a celebration of American outdoors heritage and the legacy that the American national parks system seeks to preserve. Some moisture residue on cover. If it weren't for John Muir and his writings, we probably would not have Yosemite National Park as we know it today. Inside covers and free end papers have a map of the geographic area covered in the book. YOSEMITE by John Muir (Illustrated Edition) The Yosemite, Our National Parks, Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park, A Rival of the Yosemite, The Treasures of the Yosemite, Yosemite Glaciers, Yosemite in Winter & Yosemite in Spring . First edition, November 1901 printing. Muir has emerged as perhaps the greatest prophet of an era which finds itself suddenly aware of the urgent need to care for our planet. John Muir, Scottish-born American naturalist, writer, and advocate of U.S. forest conservation, who was largely responsible for the establishment of Sequoia National Park and Yosemite National Park, which are located in California. v. 3. Take in John Muir’s detailed observations of the sights, scents, sounds, and textures of Yosemite, Yellowstone, and forest reservations of the West. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated, gilt titles and tooling to the spine and front panel, frontispiece engraving of the sequoias of Mariposa Grove. Our National Parks (1901). $0.99; $0.99; Publisher Description. Our National Parks John Muir First Edition 1901 for auction. John Muir (1838-1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. Michael Sainato, Contributor. 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