John Muir's The Yosemite – First Edition

Circa 1912

John Muir is known as "The Father of the National Parks System" and the most famous conservationist in U.S. history. His love affair with the natural world began at the age of 30 when he first step foot in Yosemite Valley. Muir’s beautiful descriptions of Yosemite had a profound effect, including convincing President Theodore Roosevelt to conserve historic amounts of forest land under Federal jurisdiction. Printed in 1912, this rare first edition features 32 full-page photographs (featuring images of North Dome, Yosemite Falls, El Capitan, Mirror Lake and more), 3 folding maps, and the original gilt pictorial green cover.

Price $475.00



Very good condition. Light wear and faint spotting to the back cover.

  • author: John Muir
  • title: The Yosemite
  • publisher: Century
  • date published: 1912
  • pages: 284

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