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[woodcut of John Muir] John Muir Writings

Picturesque California

and the Region West of the Rocky Mountains, from Alaska to Mexico

(1888-1890)

Edited by John Muir


Contents

  1. Peaks and Glaciers of the High Sierra (by John Muir)
  2. The Passes of the High Sierra (by John Muir)
  3. A Glimpse of Monterey (by J. R. Fitch)
  4. The Yosemite Valley (by John Muir)
  5. Totokonulu (poem by J. Vance Cheney)
  6. A Visit to the Lick Observatory (by Edward S. Holden)
  7. About the Bay of San Francisco (by W. C. Bartlett)
  8. Game Regions of the Upper Sacramento (by Joaquin Miller)
  9. The Heart of Southern California (by Jeanne C. Carr)
  10. Mount Shasta (by John Muir)
  11. Southernmost California (by T. S. Van Dyke)
  12. North of the Golden Gate (by Kate Field)
  13. Early California Mining and the Argonauts (by Joaquin Miller)
  14. The Santa Clara Valley and Santa Cruz Mountains (by George Hamlin Fitch)
  15. The San Joaquin Valley (by Joaquin Miller)
  16. The Foothill Region of the Northern Coast Range (by Charles Howard Shinn)
  17. The New City by the Great Sea—San Francisco (by Joaquin Miller)
  18. On the Height (poem by J. Vance Cheney)
  19. The Sacramento Valley (by John P. Irish)
  20. The Tule Region (by Charles Howard Shinn)
  21. Monterey to Ventura (by WIlliam L. Ogle)
  22. The Plain of Oaks (by Albert E. Gray)
  23. The Land of the Redwoods (by Charles Howard Shinn)
  24. Washington and the Puget Sound (by John Muir)
  25. The Basin of the Columbia River (by John Muir)
  26. The Canadian Rockies (by Ernest Ignersoll)

Bibliographic Information

Muir, John (1838-1914), ed. Picturesque California and the region west of the Rocky Mountains, from Alaska to Mexico. (San Francisco, New York: The J. Dewing company, 1888) 2 v. front., illus., plates. 42 cm. Contains over six hundred etchings, photogravures, wood engravings, etc., by eminent American artists. Library of Congress Call Number F851.M95. LCCN 01005528.

Originally published as two volumes (J. Dewing and Company: 1888-1890). Reprinted as West of the Rocky Mountains (Philadelphia: Running Press, 1976). Chapters 10, 24, and 25 were reprinted in Chapters 3-5, 17-20, and 21-23, respectively, of Steep Trails.

Book scanned and converted to HTML by Dan E. Anderson, 2000. Only chapters written by John Muir are reproduced here. No illustrations are reproduced.

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