Travels In Alaska - Legacy Edition

Adventures In The Far Northwest Wilderness And Mountains
 
 
Doublebit Press
  • erschienen am 9. Februar 2020
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 356 Seiten
978-1-64389-105-7 (ISBN)
 
Journals of John Muir's Great Adventures In The Alaskan Wilderness!
This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir's 1915 Travels In Alaska shares Muir's travel journal as he quested across the Alaskan wilderness. Join the "Great Wanderer" as he visits the icy glaciers, mountains, caverns, and rivers of the Alaskan Peninsula and embarks on a trip of a lifetime. See the world through Muir's eyes as he encounters epic peaks, friendly native folks, and landscapes quite unlike his cherished Yosemite Valley.
Muir shares his observations and travel journal with readers about trips between 1879 and 1880 to the frozen Alaskan lands. Read his accounts of visiting Alexander Archipelago and Wrangell Island, the Stickeen River and Glaciers, Glenora Peak, Glacier Bay, his awe at the aurora borealis, and his visits with the Eskimo people of Alaska as he learned their ways. In addition, Muir describes his visit to the eponymous Muir Glacier and a sled trip he took down the side!
This book makes a perfect gift for adventurers at heart, including enthusiasts of backpacking, camping, and nature lore who want to reflect on the history of the American and Canadian Far Northwest. Muir's keen eyes and poetic pen capture the unique landscape and wild creatures with vivid detail, taking the reader to the trail right beside the Wanderer himself. Teach yourself how to see the world like a naturalist and appreciate the sheer multitude of life that the wilderness hosts! This book represents the rich history of the American outdoors, natural history, and camping tradition, and belongs on the bookshelf of every outdoors enthusiast.
A part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection: Volume 8
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of Travels In Alaska is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible, including inspiration from the original first-edition cover. Available in both paperback and hardcover, readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.
About the Doublebit Press Library of Legacy Edition Reprints
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency!
As a part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.
  • Englisch
  • Höhe: 235 mm
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  • Breite: 157 mm
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  • Dicke: 25 mm
  • 700 gr
978-1-64389-105-7 (9781643891057)

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