The Cruise Of The Corwin - Legacy Edition: The Muir Journal Of The 1881 Sailing Expedition To Alaska And The Arctic John Muir Author
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Journals of John Muir’s Adventure on the Corwin To Alaska And The Arctic!This deluxe, unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of John Muir’s 1917 The Cruise Of The Corwin recounts John Muir’s 1881 adventure on the sailing ship Corwin along the shores of Alaska and the Arctic in search of Lt. George De Long and the lost Jeanette expedition. Join the “Great Wanderer” as he shares with readers his studies of icy glaciers and frozen tundra of the high northwest, as well as the mountains, caverns, and rivers of the Alaskan Peninsula and the Arctic.Muir joined the Corwin expedition after seeing an excellent opportunity to further his study of the Arctic’s glaciation and mountain ranges. His journals share with modern readers this adventure of the seas in search of the lost Jeanette expedition, along with other natural history treasures they encountered along the way. Join the wanderer as he encounters the Aleuts, the Bering Sea, Siberia, Eskimo tribes, the Alaskan Tundra, and the great wildlife of the northern lands.This book makes a perfect gift for adventurers at heart, including enthusiasts of sailing, exploration backpacking, camping, and nature lore who want to reflect on the history of the American and Canadian Far Northwest. Muir’s keen eyes and poetic pen capture the unique landscape and wild creatures with vivid detail, taking the reader to the trail right beside the Wanderer himself. Teach yourself how to see the world like a naturalist and appreciate the sheer multitude of life that the wilderness hosts! This book represents the rich history of the American outdoors, natural history, and camping tradition, and belongs on the bookshelf of every outdoors enthusiast.A part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection: Volume 9This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of The Cruise Of The Corwin is professionally restored and presented from the original source with the highest degree of fidelity possible, including inspiration from the original first-edition cover. Available in both paperback and hardcover, readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations and learn from its timeless knowledge for years to come.About the Doublebit Press Library of Legacy Edition ReprintsSometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery – the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren’t forgotten, they’ve just been shelved. It’s time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency!As a part of the Doublebit John Muir Collection, this unabridged Legacy Edition volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any outdoorsperson’s library and that can be passed to future generations.


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