F[rancis] J. Garrison


John Muir


HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY4 PARK STREET BOSTONAugust 28f 1908John Muir, Esq.Martinez Calif.Dear Mr. Muir:We are sending you our half-yearly account of the sales of "Our National Parks", which have amounted to 188 copies. This is somewhat less than for the corresponding period of a year ago but we are hoping that the new edition of the boot which we propose to bring out next year, with a good many very beautiful illustrations from photographs by our friend Mr. Gleason, will serve to give the book a fresh impetus and a still wider sale and circulation.We shall ere long be sending you proofs of Stickeen, which we are planning to bring out ill the early spring and we shall also send you shortly a formal contract for the publication.Yours very truly,Houghton If Mifflin Company[ILLEGIBLE]04271



Date Original

1908 Aug 28


Original letter dimensions: 28 x 21.5 cm.

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File Identifier

Reel 17, Image 0855

Collection Identifier

Online finding aid for the microform version of the John Muir Correspondence

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Environmentalist, naturalist, travel, conservation, national parks, John Muir, Yosemite, California, history, correspondence, letters



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