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Travels in Alaska. by John Muir

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Published by AMS Press in [New York .
Written in English



  • Alaska,
  • Alaska.


  • Muir, John, 1838-1914 -- Travel -- Alaska,
  • Natural history -- Alaska,
  • Landscape -- Alaska,
  • Alaska -- Description and travel

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBoston, Houghton Mifflin, 1915.
LC ClassificationsF908 .M95 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 326 p.
Number of Pages326
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5448082M
ISBN 100404045170
LC Control Number73149690

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Editions for Travels in Alaska: (Library Binding published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in 20 Cited by:   Travels in Alaska by John Muir The Scottish-American naturalist and explorer showed up in Alaska years after Steller, just a dozen years after . Travels in Alaska. By John Muir. Houghton, Mifflin Company, Boston and New York. Price, $ Whatever in the future may be given to the world of the journals and other unpublished writings of John Muir, nothing is likely to come to us more alight with his personality than are . About Travels in Alaska. In the late s, John Muir made several trips to the pristine, relatively unexplored territory of Alaska, irresistibly drawn to its awe-inspiring glaciers and its wild menagerie of bears, bald eagles, wolves, and whales.

This is a wonderful book of Muir's trip to Alaska in the late 's, full of delightful detail about geography, views, native culture and great stories ab out both Alaska and his travels. However, the narration is appalling and destroys the beauty of the book.   Again and again he returned to this continental laboratory of landscapes. The greatest of the tide-water glaciers appropriately commemorates his name. Upon this book of Alaska travels, all but finished before his unforeseen departure, John Muir expended the last months of his life/5(30). The complete text of the book 'Travels in Alaska' by John Muir (). A part of the John Muir Exhibit, by Harold Wood.   Travels in Alaska by John Muir in CHM, DJVU, FB2 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%().