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Muir, John 1838-1914

Overview
Works: 1,056 works in 2,827 publications in 5 languages and 110,341 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Pictorial works  History  Juvenile works  Poetry  Fiction  Autobiographies  Diaries  Musical settings  Western stories 
Subject Headings: Naturalists 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other, Lyricist, Correspondent, Composer, Librettist
Classifications: QH31.M9, B
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Most widely held works about John Muir
 
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The Yosemite : the original John Muir text by John Muir( Book )

57 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On t.p.: Each photograph accompanied by an excerpt from the works of John Muir and an annotation by Galen Rowell
Our national parks by John Muir( Book )

82 editions published between 1901 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection of essays celebrates those park lands of the American West that John Muir knew and loved
Gentle Wilderness : the Sierra Nevada by John Muir( Book )

21 editions published between 1964 and 1995 in English and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mountains of California by John Muir( Book )

67 editions published between 1894 and 2014 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A facsimile edition of the original 1894 classic which conveys some of the wonder and delight the great naturalist discovered on his first trips into the Sierras
Steep trails; California, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, the Grand Canon by John Muir( Book )

38 editions published between 1918 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of nature essays"--Provided by publisher
Muir among the animals : the wildlife writings of John Muir by John Muir( Book )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South of Yosemite by John Muir( Book )

4 editions published between 1960 and 1968 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home : a journey through America( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of poetry and prose by such writers as Carl Sandburg, Willa Cather, Robert Frost, all celebrating aspects of the American landscape
The cruise of the Corwin : journal of the Arctic expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeanette by John Muir( Book )

10 editions published between 1917 and 2001 in English and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes descriptions of Unalaska and the Aleuts, the Bering Sea Islands, the Chukchis, history of whaling wrecks in the Point Barrow region, etc
Studies in the Sierra by John Muir( Book )

11 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

E-text of the book "Studies in the Sierra" that examines the geology of the Sierra Nevada
The American wilderness by Ansel Adams( Book )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of essays and photographs about the natural wonders of the United States
Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada by John Muir( Book )

13 editions published between 1948 and 1980 in English and Italian and held by 406 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Range of light ; The fifth lake by Sasha Matson( )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilderness essays by John Muir( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thousand-mile walk to the Gulf by John Muir( Book )

30 editions published between 1916 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1867 young John Muir, freshly committed to the study of the natural world, undertook a walk of 1,000 miles from Indiana to Florida. In this book he states that he had no pre-planned route in mind, rather the "wildest, leafiest, and least trodden way I could find." His book is well regarded for its descriptions of the American countryside in the years of the Civil War, especially his descriptions of Bonaventure Cemetery in Savannah, Georgia. This illustrated edition of?A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf includes some of Muir?s original sketches
Writing the Western landscape by Mary Austin( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early twentieth-century works of Mary Austin and John Muir are nature-writing classics. Midwesterners by birth, Austin and Muir both adopted the American West as their home and wrote about its grand and wild landscapes in ways that came to define the genre of western nature writing. Here, for the first time in a single volume, are excerpts from both writers' work: Austin's Earth Horizon and The Land of Journeys' Ending and Muir's The Grand Canon of the Colorado and Travels in Alaska. An introduction by Ann Zwinger provides literary analysis and biographical context and explores the two writers' influence on a tradition of western nature writing that continues today
Cruise of the revenue steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N.W. Arctic ocean in 1881 ... Notes and memoranda by United States( Book )

13 editions published in 1883 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes observations on glaciation, by John Muir; notes on birds and natural history, by E.W. Nelson; and medical and anthropological notes, by Irving C. Ross
Travels in Alaska by John Muir( Book )

62 editions published between 1915 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the Kindle, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including the Kindle, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display
My first summer in the Sierra by John Muir( Book )

40 editions published between 1911 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Famed naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) came to Wisconsin as a boy and studied at the University of Wisconsin. He first came to California in 1868 and devoted six years to the study of the Yosemite Valley. After work in Nevada, Utah, and Colorado, he returned to California in 1880 and made the state his home. One of the heroes of America's conservation movement, Muir deserves much of the credit for making the Yosemite Valley a protected national park and for alerting Americans to the need to protect this and other natural wonders. My first summer in the Sierra (1911) is based on Muir's original journals and sketches of his 1869 stay in the Sierras. Hired to supervise a San Joaquin sheep owner's flock at the headwaters of the Merced and Tulomne Rivers, Muir sets out for the mountains in June, returning to the Valley in September. He describes the flora and fauna of the mountains as well as his visits to Yosemite and his climbs of Mt. Hoffman and other peaks in the range
The story of my boyhood and youth by John Muir( Book )

42 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Muir (1838-1914), whose writings about the natural world have shaped the conservation and environmental movements for more than a century, wrote this autobiographical account near the end of his life about his childhood in Dunbar, Scotland, his immigration to America (1849), his adolescence on a pioneer farmstead near Kingston, Wisconsin, and his student years at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. The Story of My Boyhood and Youth reveals the evolution of Muir's scientific curiosity and the beginnings of his reverential attitude towards nature. Treating his encounters with wildlife as high adventure, he gives especially informed attention to bird life in both Scotland and Wisconsin
 
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Home : a journey through America
Alternative Names
J.MUIR 1838-1914

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John Muir

John Muir Brits botanicus (1838-1914)

John Muir ingegnere, naturalista e scrittore scozzese

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Languages
English (853)

Chinese (13)

Spanish (9)

French (1)

Italian (1)

Covers
Our national parksThe mountains of CaliforniaSteep trails; California, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, the Grand CanonHome : a journey through AmericaThe cruise of the Corwin : journal of the Arctic expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the JeanetteStudies in the SierraThe American wildernessWilderness essays