By John Muir
Whilst John Muir traveled to California in 1868, he came across the pristine mountain levels that may motivate his life’s paintings. The Mountains of California is the end result of the 10 years Muir spent within the Sierra Nevadas, learning each crag, criminal, and valley with nice care and contemplation.
Bill McKibben writes in his creation that Muir "invents, by way of sheer strength of his love, a completely new vocabulary and grammar of the wild . . . a language of ecstasy and exuberance."
The Mountains of California is as brilliant and important this day as while it used to be written over a century in the past.
This glossy Library Paperback vintage contains the pictures and line drawings from the unique 1898 version.
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