Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1909.
Hardcover. Near fine. First printing of the "new and enlarged edition," in publisher's blue cloth with illustration set in decorative gilt frame. 382 pp, indexed, illustrated with 33 new plates not present in the 1901 edition, and a map showing the locations and extent of Forest Reserves and National Parks in the Western United States. Extremities lightly rubbed, previous owner's small embossed stamp on front free endpaper, else fine. A collection of Muir's essays from the Atlantic Monthly, explicitly intended to increase public awareness of the value and beauty of the National Parks and thus the necessity of preserving them from development. Kimes 286: "In addition to this illustrations, this edition was enlagred with an 'Appendix,' pp. 368-376, and a note referring to it on page . Being publisbed in late October, the book was available for holiday shopping and became known as the Holiday Edition." BAL 14760.