Place names of the High Sierra

by Francis Peloubet Farquhar

Publisher: Sierra Club in San Francisco

Written in English
Published: Pages: 128 Downloads: 573
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  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.),
  • California.


  • Names, Geographical -- California.,
  • Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)

Edition Notes

Statementby Francis P. Farquhar.
SeriesPublications of the Sierra Club,, no. 62
LC ClassificationsF868.S5 S47b no. 62
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6691338M
LC Control Number26013444

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FARQUHAR. FARQUHAR, FRANCIS PELOUBET. Place names of the High Sierra by Francis P. Farquhar. San Francisco: Published by Sierra Club, 24x cm, pp. [ blank] [i-iv] v [vi-vii] viii-x [xi-xii] [1] [ blank], original green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed.

First edition. copies printed; bound in wrappers and on all rag paper. Place names of the High Sierra by Francis P. Farquhar. San Francisco: Published by Sierra Club, x cm, pp.

[i-iv] v [vi-vii] viii-x [xi-xii] [1] [ blank], original decorated gray wrappers printed in green, sewn. First edition. copies printed; bound in wrappers and on all rag paper bound in cloth. Place Names of the High Sierra () by Francis P. Farquhar [ A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, Y, & Z.

OCLC Number: Notes: Inscribed, "To Howard H. Hays with the regards of Francis P. Farquhar, June ". "Presented in three installments in the Sierra Club Bulletins of, and ".

Place names of the High Sierra of California, including origin of the place names, namers,book XII, p. ) Dextrurn Scylla latus, laevurn implacata Charybdis obsidet, atque imo barathri ter gurgite vastos sorbet in abrupturn fluctus, rursusque sub auras erigit alternos et sidera verberat unda.

Place names of the High Sierra of California, including origin of the place names, namers, The Yosemite Book,p. ) The precise origin of the name is not given.

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