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 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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CONTENTS:


The Books

PICTURESQUE CALIFORNIA

THE MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA

STICKEEN: AN ADVENTURE WITH A DOG AND A GLACIER

OUR NATIONAL PARKS

EDWARD HENRY HARRIMAN

THE YOSEMITE

TRAVELS IN ALASKA

LETTERS TO A FRIEND

A THOUSAND-MILE WALK TO THE GULF

THE CRUISE OF THE CORWIN

STEEP TRAILS


Newspaper Articles

OVERLAND MONTHLY ARTICLES


The Autobiographies

MY FIRST SUMMER IN THE SIERRA

THE STORY OF MY BOYHOOD AND YOUTH


Contextual Pieces

JOHN MUIR: CONTEXTUAL ARTICLES, ESSAYS AND REVIEWS

ZANITA: A TALE OF THE YO-SEMITE by Thérèse Yelverton

THE MOUNTAIN TRAIL AND ITS MESSAGE by Albert W. Palmer

ALASKA DAYS WITH JOHN MUIR by S. Hall Young


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