A thousand-mile walk to the Gulf

dc.contributor.authorMuir, John, 1838-1914.
dc.contributor.editorBadé, William Frederic, 1871-1936.en_US
dc.contributor.illustratorGleason, Herbert W.en_US
dc.contributor.illustratorWatson, Amelia M.en_US
dc.description.abstractPublished posthumously and edited by William Frederic Badé. Taken from Muir's notebook about his long botanical excursion of 1867, a typewritten rough copy of the journal, and subsequent work based on Muir's experiences in Savannah.en_US
dc.description.abstractIllustrations: photographs and drawings by John Muir: John Muir about 1870 (from a photograph by Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco, Cal. -- Map showing route of walk to the Gulf -- Kentucky oaks (from a photograph by Theodore Eitel) -- Entrance to Mammoth Cave (from a photograph. By courtesy of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad) -- The Clinch River, Tennessee (from a photograph. By courtesy of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad)-- A southern pine (from a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason) -- Spanish moss (Tillandsia) (from a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason) -- In Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah (from a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason) -- By the St. John's River in eastern Florida (from a photograph by Herbert W. Gleason) -- A Florida palmetto hummock, of "hammock" (from a photograph by Herbert K. Job) -- Lime Key Florida (from Mr. Muir's sketch in the original journal) -- Morro Castle and entrance to Havana Harbor (from a photograph) Twenty Hill Hollow, Merced County, California (from a sketch by Mr. Muir).en_US
dc.description.abstractThe colored half-tone of a Florida sunset which appears on the cover is from a water-color by Miss Amelia M. Watson.en_US
dc.description.tableofcontentsKentucky forests and caves -- Crossing the Cumberland Gap -- Through the river country of Georgia -- Camping among the Tombs -- Through Florida swamps and forests -- Cedar Keys -- A sojourn in Cuba -- By a crooked route to California -- Twenty Hill Hollow.en_US
dc.publisherHoughton Mifflin
dc.rightsThe images in this collection are for study purposes, teaching, classroom projection and research only. To use these images in any form, an attribution of "Courtesy of the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library" must accompany the image.en_US
dc.subject.lcshMuir, John, 1838-1914--Travel.en_US
dc.subject.lcshBotany--Southern States.en_US
dc.subject.lcshNaturalists--United States--Biography.en_US
dc.subject.lcshSouthern States--Description and travel.en_US
dc.subject.lcshCalifornia--Description and travel.en_US
dc.subject.lcshCuba--Description and travel.en_US
dc.titleA thousand-mile walk to the Gulfen_US


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