Climb the Mountains

By: John Muir (1838-1914)

Price: $75.00

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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

Author Name: John Muir (1838-1914)

Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 40 copies

Created: 1966

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

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