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My first summer in the Sierra

Author: John Muir; Michael McCurdy; Frederick W Turner; Yolla Bolly Press.; Press Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Covelo, Calif. : Yolla Bolly Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Muir; John Muir
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Muir; Michael McCurdy; Frederick W Turner; Yolla Bolly Press.; Press Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 17869206
Notes: "One hundred fifty-five copies were printed ... One hundred twenty-five copies are bound in linen, of which copies numbered 1 to 110 are offered for sale. Copies bearing letters A to O are reserved for the press. Thirty copies, bound in brushed cowhide and including an extra set of illustrations, are marked with roman numerals I to XXX, of which XXVI to XXX are also reserved for the press"--Colophon.
Description: xiv, 162 pages : 12 illustrations ; 37 cm
Contents: Foreword: The hero in myth and history --
Through the foothills with a flock of sheep --
In camp on the North Fork of the Merced --
A bread famine --
To the high mountains --
The Yosemite --
Mount Hoffman and Lake Tenaya --
A strange experience --
The mono trail --
Bloody Canyon and Mono Lake --
The Tuolomne camp --
Back to the lowlands --
A note on the text.
Responsibility: John Muir ; twelve wood engravings by Michael McCurdy ; foreword and a note on the text by Frederick Turner.

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