First printing. Includes excerpts from Austin's 'Earth Horizon' and 'The Land of Journeys' Ending' and Muir's 'The Grand Canyon of the Colorado' and 'Travels in Alaska.' Selected by Ann Zwinger, who also wrote the introduction and provided the illustrations for this attractive volume. In her introduction, she states: 'Muir and Austin are the first truly western nature writers... Their writing, their point of view, their dedication to the mountains and the deserts of the West have sustained western nature writers from their day forward.' Austin was also a pioneering feminist and her writings are often tinged with her political awareness. xxvi, 182 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.) .ISBN # 0-8070-8526x
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