Free Shipping On Orders Over $45
 Home  Contact Us Shipping Info View Cart Search    
HISTORY OF THE SIERRA NEVADA
Item #:26511
Your Price:$19.95
 
Buy Now
HISTORY OF THE SIERRA NEVADA

Author: Francis P. Farquhar
Publisher: University of California Press, Oct 2007
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 0-520-25395-7

Synopsis
This pioneering book was the first to synthesize into a single, riveting narrative all of the varied aspects of human endeavor related to the history of the Sierra Nevada. Indispensable for any lover of the high country. 37 B&W photos, 12 illus, 7 maps; 6x9 inches, 280 pgs.

More Information
From the time it was sighted by Spanish explorers in the eighteenth century through the creation of the John Muir trail, the building of the Hetch Hetchy Dam, and the founding of the Sierra Club, the great snowy range of California has provided fulfillment to generations of trappers, immigrants, engineers, naturalists, and tourists. Now a mountaineering classic, this pioneering book was the first to synthesize into a single, riveting narrative all of the varied aspects of human endeavor related to the history of the Sierra Nevada. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs, drawings, and maps, the book continues to be indispensable for any lover of the high country.

WHAT THE EXPERTS ARE SAYING:
"With competence born of a deep affection for and hard-won knowledge of the mountains, Farquhar has produced the book to read about California's high country."--Natural History

"Thoroughly enjoyable."--Geographical Review

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Francis P. Farquhar
(1887-1974) was a renowned mountaineer, former president of the Sierra Club, and author of several guidebooks to the Sierra Nevada. Mt. Francis Farquhar in Kings Canyon National Park is named in his honor.


 
Other Items That May Interest You
 
Dry & Apply - Fly Dryer and Powder FloatantFly Goo - Premium Gel FloatantMorell Small Fly Box
Dry & Apply - Fly Dryer and Powder Floatant
 
Your Price: $5.99 
Qty:   
Fly Goo - Premium Gel Floatant
 
Your Price: $3.99 
Qty:   
Morell Small Fly Box
 
Your Price: $10.99 
Qty:   Color: 
Fly Dust - Powder Fly FloatantMorell Medium Fly BoxBeadhead Grab Bag Assortment - 50 Flies
Fly Dust - Powder Fly Floatant
 
Your Price: $4.99 
Qty:   
Morell Medium Fly Box
 
Your Price: $11.99 
Qty:   Color: 
Beadhead Grab Bag Assortment - 50 Flies
 
Your Price: $34.99 
Qty: