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1 Boessenecker, John Gold Dust and Gunsmoke: Tales of Gold Rush Outlaws, Gunfighters, Lawmen, and Vigilantes
New York, NY John Wiley & Sons Inc. 1999 0471319732 / 9780471319733 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Photos, Illustrations & Map 
xiii, 367 pp, [2], orange papercovered boards w/silver lettering on the spine, glossy black dj w/grey-white-black pictorial front and rear panels w/yel-orange-white lettering. The book contains tales of teh California territory of the mid-nineteenth century, where disputes were settled with six-shooters adn the lines of justice were in perpetual flux. Vigilance committees took justice into their own hands. Six penalties were traditionally handed down: hanging, whipping, ear-cropping, head shaving, branding or banishment. 
Price: 33.58 USD
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2 Bell, Horace w/intro by Boessenecker, John Reminiscenves of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1999 0806131527 / 9780806131528 First Thus Wraps Near Fine No Jacket Photos Signed by Foreword Author
xiv, 499 pp, green SC wraps w/color illustrated front panel, SIGNED by the foreword author. The author provides a record by recounting his memories of men and events in early California and provides information about bandits, duelists, filibusters, treasure in Cahuenga Pass, Feliz curse, Ramon Carrillo, Peg-Leg Smith, Leonis, the Basque, oranges on Joshua Trees, and more. "The most readable historical narrative of early southern California." reprint of Howes B325 & Six-Guns #188. Material on Murieta and other California outlaws. 
Price: 51.85 USD
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