Our National Parks by John Muir (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929)
Our National Parks
Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929
Originally published in 1901 and an important work on conservation and the establishment of national parks in the United States. This copy a later edition with 1929 copyright date.
Hardback – publisher’s decorated cloth and gilt titles. , 382pp, b/w frontispiece, map plate, 10 b/w plates (12 plates in total). 8 x 5.5 inches approx. (206mm x 140mm).
Cloth lightly rubbed and worn to extremities; a touch knocked to spine ends and corner tips; spine dulled; speckled and marked to front board with some light fading. Pages generally clean throughout but showing blotchy foxing on pages adjacent to plates; edges of page-block tanned and spotted; impression of paper-clip to top edge margin of frontispiece/title-page and adjacent pages.
Nonetheless, showing age related wear but remains an attractive copy.