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Large collection of books from the library of John Muir and family

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Estimate: US$3,000 - US$5,000
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Title: Large collection of books from the library of John Muir and family Author: ** Place: Various places Publisher: Date: Various dates Description: Mostly government reports, plus several pamphlets. Several with contributions by Muir, others with penciled notes in Muir's hand. Laid into many of the volumes are typed index cards relating the purchase of these volumes from the sale of the contents of the Muir home in Martinez, California in 1957. Includes: United States Geological Survey, 17th Annual Report. 4 volumes. 1896 * United States Geological Survey, 18th Annual Report. Volumes 1 & 3. 1897 * United States Geological Survey, 20th Annual Report. Map volume. 1899 * United States Geological Survey, Twenty-first Annual Report, Part V. 1900 * Monographs of the United States Geological Survey, Volume XLVIII, Parts 1 & 2. 1905 * Report of the Unites States Geological Survey of the Territories, Volume VIII. 1883 * Healy, Capt. M.A. Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1885. 1887 * Cruise of the Revenue Steamer Corwin in Alaska and the N.W. Arctic Ocean in 1881. 1883 * Healy, Capt. M.A. Report of the Cruise of the Revenue Marine Steamer Corwin in the Arctic Ocean in the Year 1884. 1889 * Hanly, J. Frank. A Day in the Siskiyous. 1916 * Report of the Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey Showing the Progress of the Survey During the Year 1865. 1867 * Powell, J.W. Report on the Geology of the Eastern Portion of the Uinta Mountains. 1876 * Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Volumes 6, 7, 9, & 12 part 2. * Jamieson, Robert. The historical Books of the Holy Scriptures. 1860 * Transactions of the California State Agricultural Society during the year 1878. 1879 * Brown, Hugh. Sermons and Addresses. 1879 * Jay, William. Morning Exercises for Every Day in the Year. No date. * Compiled Laws of the State of California. 1853 * Ure, Andrew. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines. 1842 * Mineral Resources of the United States. 1909 * Third Annual Report of the Interstate Commerce Commission. 1889 * The Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal. 5 issues. 1910,11,12 * Sierra Educational News. Sept. 1909 * Bulletin of the Appalachian Mountain Club. 17 issues plus register. Lot Amendments Condition: Condition varies, most good or better. Not comprehensively collated. Sold as is. Item number: 203149

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 403: Americana with Manuscript Material; Travel & Exploration; Maps; Photographs
Date of the auction: 14 May 2009
Address: PBA Galleries
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