New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1917. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. 279pp. With 33 illustrations from photographs (some by Edward Curtis) and drawings 8vo., Publisher's illustrated cloth. Muir's account of the the cruise of the USS Corwin during its search for the lost American arctic exploration vessel Jeanette: Muir was onboard as a naturalist and correspondent for the San Francisco Daily Bulletin, and this book reprints the letters that he wrote to the Bulletin during the more than five-month voyage, supplemented with notes from his daily diary, and the two scientific reports on botany and glaciation that he wrote for the government. Very nice copy. (Inventory #: D14574)
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