My First Summer in the Sierra (Illustrated Edition) (Paperback)

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My First Summer in the Sierra (Illustrated Edition) (Paperback)

By John Muir, Herbert W. Gleason (Illustrator), Charles S. Olcott (Illustrator)


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My First Summer in the Sierra describes two years period of Muir's life during which he lived in a cabin in Californian mountains. When he came to California and finally settled in San Francisco, John Muir immediately left for a visit to Yosemite, a place he had only read about. Seeing it for the first time, Muir noted that "He was overwhelmed by the landscape, scrambling down steep cliff faces to get a closer look at the waterfalls, whooping and howling at the vistas, jumping tirelessly from flower to flower." He climbed a number of mountains, including Cathedral Peak and Mount Dana, and hiked the old Indian trail down Bloody Canyon to Mono Lake.
Product Details ISBN: 9788027334544
ISBN-10: 8027334543
Publisher: Madison & Adams Press
Publication Date: October 16th, 2019
Pages: 108
Language: English