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              Books by John Muir

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              Journeys in the Wilderness: A John Muir Reader

              Journeys in the Wilderness: A John Muir Reader (Paperback)

              By Muir, John

              • RRP: $29.99
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              The name of John Muir has come to stand for the protection of wild land and wilderness in America and Britain. Combining observation with a sense of inner discovery, Muir's writings of his travels through some of the greatest landscapes on Earth, including the Carolinas, Florida,... Alaska. This collection presents the finest of Muir's writings.
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              ISBN 9781841586977
              Released AU 1 Apr 2016
              Publisher Birlinn General
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              The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

              The Story of My Boyhood and Youth (Paperback)

              By Muir, John

              • RRP: $17.99
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              In this moving memoir of an unusual childhood John Muir recalls his younger days in mid nineteenth-century Scotland and beyond. Muir charts his family's pioneering years in Wisconsin, where his battles for survival powerfully anticipate the extraordinary career which was to follo...w.
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              ISBN 9781780271279
              Released AU 13 Jul 2013
              Publisher Birlinn General
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              Letters from Alaska

              Letters from Alaska (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Muir, John; Edited by Engberg, Robert; Merrell, Bruce

              A collection of the author's original letters that offer an account of southeastern Alaskan history alongside observations of glaciers and the untamed landscape.

              ISBN 9781602230552
              Released AU 15 Jul 2010
              Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World

              Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World (Hardback)

              By Muir, John

              • RRP: $263.00
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              Greeks wrote letters to each other for business and diplomatic purposes, as teacher to pupil, and as addresses to the wider world. This survey of Greek letter writing from an author introduces students to the whole range of letter writing in the Greek world, and its problems.

              ISBN 9780415391306
              Released AU 14 Nov 2008
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies
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              John Muir's Last Journey: South To The Amazon And East To Africa: Unpublished Journals And Selected Correspondence

              John Muir's Last Journey: South To The Amazon And East To Africa: Unpublished Journals And Selected Correspondence (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              Edited by Branch, Michael P.; By Muir, John

              • RRP: $69.99
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              This work provides a glimpse of a Muir whose interests as a naturalist, traveller and conservationist extended well beyond the mountains of California. It presents unpublished journals and selected correspondence from the environmental leader John Muir.

              ISBN 9781559636414
              Released AU 1 Jan 2004
              Publisher Island Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World
               

              Life and Letters in the Ancient Greek World (Paperback)

              By Muir, John

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              This survey of Greek letter writing from a well-known and respected author introduces students to the whole range of letter writing in the Greek world, and its problems. Greeks wrote letters to each other for business and diplomatic purposes, as teacher to pupil, and as addresses... to the wider world.
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              ISBN 9780415518376
              Released AU 8 May 2012
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies
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              Wilderness Essays

              Wilderness Essays (Hardback, Revised)

              By Muir, John

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              Here collected are some of John Muir's finest wilderness essays, ranging from Alaska to Yellowstone, from Oregon to the High Sierra.

              ISBN 9781423607120
              Released AU 1 May 2011
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
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              Little Muir's Night
               

              Little Muir's Night (Board Book)

              By Muir, John; Illustrated by Ghahremani, Susie

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                1 Nov 20

              An original board book that encourage a bedtime in tune with the natural world.

              ISBN 9781930238985
              Released AU 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age 0-3 years
              Series A Little Muir Book
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              How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot

              How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot (Trade Paperback / Paperback, 19th edition)

              Illustrated by Muir, John; Aschwanden, Peter; By Gregg, Tosh

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              The nineteenth edition of this classic automotive manual helps dedicated VW owners fight the war against rust, body rot, and engine failure to keep their prized cars alive, with advice on caring for Bugs, Karmann Ghias, vans, and campers. Original. 30,000 first printing.

              ISBN 9781566913102
              Released AU 29 Aug 2001
              Publisher Avalon Travel Publishing
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive
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              The Story of My Boyhood and Youth
                

              The Story of My Boyhood and Youth (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Muir, John

              • RRP: $32.99
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              A fascinating autobiography of John Muir (1838-1914)-founder and first president of the Sierra Club, America's oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization. Muir is renowned to the present-day as one of the most famous American naturalists, authors,... amateur inventors, and early advocates of preservation of wilderness in the United States, and as late as 1988, was honored with the state of California's first ever official California commemorative day-John Muir Day on April 21 each year. This engrossing and highly personal work tells of his early years in his native Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland, his stern Scottish religious upbringing, and his first forays into the study of nature-and then the 1849 announcement by his father with one day's notice that the family was emigrating to America. Having been transplanted to the New World at the age of eleven, Muir describes how he helped his family create a new life from raw bush in Wisconsin. When not working as a farm laborer, he self-educated himself and took to inventing all manner of clock and calendar-based devices, for which he quickly won great renown throughout the state. At the same time, his interest in the natural world-already stirred while still in Scotland-began to take serious form. At the age of 22, without ever having completed formal schooling, Muir enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, paying his own way for several years and studying botany and chemistry. As he describes in this book, he never actually graduated, but learned all that he wanted to while at college, and then moved on to what he called the university of the wilderness -where this volume ends. This edition has been fully reset and contains all the original illustrations from sketches by the author. Front cover image: John Muir against the backdrop of Mount Muir in the Sierra Nevada of California, named in his honor.
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              ISBN 9781389646560
              Released AU 9 Sep 2017
              Publisher BLURB
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