History of the Sierra Nevada
Place Published: Berkeley and Los Angeles
Publisher: University of California Press in collaboration with the Sierra Club
Date Published: 1965
Edition: First edition
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 48079
262pp. Quarto [27 cm] Blue cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title and ruled borders on the spine and a white ink stamped mountain range vignette on the front cover. The extremities are very moderately rubbed, and the rear board is mildly splayed and has a 2" scratch. The free endsheets are partially darkened. In a price-clipped dust jacket, which has been re-enforced with numerous paper strips on the reverse. Publisher's prospectus and errata laid in.
From the dust jacket- "Francis P. Farquhar has twice served as President of the Sierra Club, and has also served as President of the California Historical Society. His acquaintance with the Sierra extends over more than half a century, during which time he has collected the material for this book. In edition to editing the Sierra Club Bulletin from 1926 to 1946, Mr. Farquhar has written innumerable articles and is the author of several books, including Place Names of the High Sierra and Yosemite, The Big Trees and the High Sierra- A Selective Bibliography."