Quantity: 1 available
Condition: Very Good
Pasadena, CA: (Karen and Susan Dawson), 1966.
Miniature book. 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches. [ii], vi, (13) pp. Half-title, title page printed in red and black, decorative initials in red and black, a few type ornaments in the text; text clean, unmarked. Full red leather, black leather spine label titled in gilt; binding square and tight. Original prospectus included. CH316-008. Very Good.
LIMITED EDITION of 40 copies, printed by William M. Cheney, and bound by Bela Blau. This little volume contains an excerpt from John Muir's Our National Parks (1901, p. 56). It begins "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees." John Muir was a naturalist, explorer, author, and conservationist, and first president of the Sierra Club. He died in Los Angeles in 1914.
REFERENCES: Bradbury, 20th-Cent. U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2156; Jones, A Los Angeles Typesticker, No. 67.
Title: Climb the Mountains
Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 40 copies
Country of Origin: United States
Location Published: Pasadena, CA, Karen and Susan Dawson: 1966
Binding: ll red leather, black leather spine label titled i
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None, as issued
Size: Miniature book. 1 5/8 x 1 1/4 inches
Type: Miniature Book
Categories: Nature, Miniature Book, William M Cheney
Seller ID: CH316-008
Keywords: bela blau, climb the mountains, dawson's book shop, fine press, john muir, karen dawson, limited edition, miniature book, susan dawson, william m cheney