Item #14049 History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]. Francis P. Farquhar.
History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]
History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]
History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]
History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]
History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]
History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]
History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]

History of the Sierra Nevada; [Designed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy]

Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1965. Very Good in Good dust-jacket First Edition. SIGNED and inscribed by Author [10.5x7.25in]; xiv, 262 pp., frontispiece color illustration of Tuolumne River by William Keith, 48 images and illustrations in text, five maps of Sierra Nevada, notes and references at end of chapters, index; Dark blue cloth covers with gilt rules and lettering on spine, white ink illustration of Sierra Nevada high mountain ridge line and pass, all edges trimmed, white end papers; Dark beige dust jacket with black lettering on spine and front, panorama black and white image of Sierra Nevada ridge line and clouds through sugar pine tree branches on rear, spine and front; Minimal shelf wear to covers, edges or corners, age toning and shadows edges of end papers some small speckle spots on top edge of text, a warm and personal inscription by Farquhar "For Louise Dunlap soon to be Louise Trendillo who knows from early and continuing experience the beauty of the High sierra - its peaks and meadows, its lake and streams, its colorful gardens, and its stately forests, from her friend and sometimes Sierra companion, Francis P Farquhar, June 1967"; Age toning to dust jacket with chips and closed tears along all edges, not price clipped. [J Neate F03, WR Neate 255]. Item #14049

Francis Peloubet Farquhar (1887-1974) was a mountaineer, environmentalist, historian, author and certified public accountant. He was active in the Sierra Club from the early 1920’s for the rest of his life. He was also active in the California Historical Society and the San Francisco based California Academy of Sciences. This book is considered a comprehensive history of the Sierra Nevada and ranges from geological formations, early explorations and surveys, emigration and gold rush routes to environmental and conservation issues.

Price: $175.00

See all items in Adventure
See all items by