John of the mountains the unpublished journals of John Muir by John Muir

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Published by Houghton, Mifflin in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Natural history,
  • Description and travel

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Statementedited by Linnie Marsh Wolfe
ContributionsWolfe, Linnie Marsh, 1881-1945, ed
LC ClassificationsQH105.C2 M8
The Physical Object
Paginationxxii, 459 p.
Number of Pages459
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24943475M
LC Control Number38027397

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