The story of my boyhood and youth

Muir, John, 1838-1914.
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Houghton Mifflin

An autobiography which covers Muir's early childhood in Scotland, his emigration to the United States, his life on the farm in Wisconsin, and his student life at the University of Wisconsin.

Illustrations: John Muir (from a photograph copyrighted by J. Edward B. Greene) -- Muir's Lake (Fountain Lake) and the Garden Meadow -- Our first Wisconsin home -- Clock with hand rising and setting with the sun, invented by the author in his boyhood -- Barometer invented by the author in his boyhood -- Combined thermometer, hygrometer, barometer, and pyrometer, invented by the author in his boyhood -- The Hickory Hill House, build in 1857 -- Thermometer invented by the author in his boyhood -- Self-setting sawmill. Model built by the author in his boyhood -- My desk, made and used at the Wisconsin State University.
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