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John Muir his Life and letters and other writings by John Muir

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Published by Bâton Wicks, Mountaineers in London, Seattle .
Written in English



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  • Muir, John, 1838-1914.,
  • Natural history -- United States.,
  • Nature conservation -- United States.,
  • Naturalists -- United States -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesLife and letters and other writings, Life and letters
Statementedited and introduced by Terry Gifford.
ContributionsGifford, Terry.
LC ClassificationsQH31.M9 M85 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination912 p. :
Number of Pages912
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL622134M
ISBN 101898573077, 0898864631
LC Control Number96221226

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