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Travels in Alaska - Large-paper Edition by  John Muir - 1st Limited Edition. - 1915 - from mclinhavenbooks (SKU: 0003821)

Travels in Alaska - Large-paper Edition

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Travels in Alaska - Large-paper Edition

by Muir, John

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1915. 1st Limited Edition.. Hardcover. Good. Herbert W. Gleason. Copyright date is 1915, first edition.Illustrated with 16 plates from photographs mostly by Herbert W. Gleason; color photogravure frontispiece from a painting by Thomas Hill, with printed tissue-guard. (8vo) original green cloth-backed boards, leather spine label. First Edition, Large Paper Edition. No. 216 of 450 copies. Contains material edited from articles Muir had written on his Alaska trips in 1879 & 1880 for the San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin. Muir began working on the text in earnest in 1912, but his efforts to save the Hetch-Hetchy valley interrupted his work and final touches to the manuscript had to be completed after his death in 1914, primarily through the efforts of Mrs. Marion Parsons. Kimes 334. Spine faded, label chipped, some wear to boards, bookplate on front free endpaper; good. Size: 7" - 9" Tall

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Bookseller
mclinhavenbooks US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
0003821
Title
Travels in Alaska - Large-paper Edition
Author
Muir, John
Illustrator
Herbert W. Gleason
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Limited Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Place of Publication
Boston
Date published
1915

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About mclinhavenbooks

We are a privately owned book selling business and take great pride in a diverse and eclectic inventory of books. We sell to most other countries of the World, [please see countries we sell too] We sell almost exclusively hardcover books, a large part are Signed, in many categories. Mclin Haven has been selling books for over eleven years. Orders are shipped within one business day.

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