The View From Mt. Dana

By: John Muir (1838-1914)

Price: $100.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New


Miniature Book. 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 inches. Unpaginated. [9] pp. Accordion-fold sheet with a panorama of mountaintops with birds in the foreground, the top half of each page contains a black border, blue sky, and John Muir's text recognizing how life encourages life, letterpress printed on Peter's hand-made paper; text clean, unmarked. The spine of this creative "piano-pin" binding consists of 3 wooden dowels, the central dowel has the accordion-fold sheet attached to it, while the fore-dowel holds a single-page leaf without text and not counted in the pagination, and both the fore- and aft dowels are attached to the colorful end-papers attached to the boards, the out-side of the boards are also covered with a lovely paste-paper and gilt-titled on the front cover; binding square and tight. SA1019-008. Fine. LIMITED EDITION of 97 copies, this is number 51. This book contains a text by John Muir that acknowledges the human need to be in communion with nature. Illustrated by Donna Thomas. REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Century U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2159.

Title: The View From Mt. Dana

Author Name: John Muir (1838-1914)

Categories: Miniature Book,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA, Peter and Donna Thomas: 1997

Binding: Miniature Book

Book Condition: Collectible: Like New

Type: Miniature Book

Seller ID: SA1019-008

Keywords: The View From Mt. Dana, Peter and Donna Thomas, John Muir, Fine Press, Miniature Book, Limited Edition