Riverside County, California, Place Names: Their Origins and Their Stories

By: Jane Davies Gunther (d. 1987)

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Tall 8vo. 9 5/16 x 6 5/16 inches. xx, 634 pp. 3 figures, maps, guide to cattle brands; text clean, unmarked. Gilt-stamped blue cloth; binding square and tight, modest shelf wear. GY815-061. Very Good. FIRST EDITION. "This book is the result of many years of research combined with a life-long desire to discover the answers to four questions: Who put the names on Riverside County? Why did they give those particular names to those particular places? When did they do it? Where did they get the names?" Preface. "With over 1,200 names considered, almost every place that has ever had a name put on it has been listed if any information concerning it was available." Introduction.

Title: Riverside County, California, Place Names: Their Origins and Their Stories

Author Name: Jane Davies Gunther (d. 1987)

Categories: California Local History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Riverside, CA, Rubidoux Printing Co: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used: Very Good

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: GY815-061

Keywords: Jane Davies Gunther, Riverside County California Place Names Their Origins and Their Stories, Rubidoux Printing Company, California History, California Local History, Reference