John Muir was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays and books concern his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada, California; Muir’s activism has helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and many other wilderness areas. This comprehensive eBook presents Muir’s complete works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)
* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Muir’s life and works* Concise introductions to the books* All the nature books, with individual contents tables* Features rare works appearing for the first time in digital publishing * Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts* Excellent formatting of the texts* Famous works are fully illustrated with their original artwork* Features Muir’s Overland articles* Includes Muir’s autobiographies - spend hours following the author’s adventures* Special ‘Contextual Pieces’ section, with contemporary articles, reviews and essays evaluating Muir’s works* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
Please note: the biography by William Frederic Badè cannot appear in the edition due to copyright.
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The BooksPICTURESQUE CALIFORNIATHE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIASTICKEEN: AN ADVENTURE WITH A DOG AND A GLACIEROUR NATIONAL PARKSEDWARD HENRY HARRIMANTHE YOSEMITETRAVELS IN ALASKALETTERS TO A FRIENDA THOUSAND-MILE WALK TO THE GULFTHE CRUISE OF THE CORWINSTEEP TRAILS
Newspaper ArticlesOVERLAND MONTHLY ARTICLES
The AutobiographiesMY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRATHE STORY OF MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTH
Contextual PiecesJOHN MUIR: CONTEXTUAL ARTICLES, ESSAYS AND REVIEWSZANITA: A TALE OF THE YO-SEMITE by Thérèse YelvertonTHE MOUNTAIN TRAIL AND ITS MESSAGE by Albert W. PalmerALASKA DAYS WITH JOHN MUIR by S. Hall Young
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