Author:Bell, Major Horace and edited by Bartlett, Lanier

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On the Old West Coast Being Further Reminiscenses of a Ranger

By: Bell, Major Horace and edited by Bartlett, Lanier

Price: $93.50

Publisher: New York, NY, William Morrow & Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039069

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 336 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/red pastedown labels on front cover & spine w/black lettering, illustrated endpapers, dj red-yellow-black wraparound color illustration. The author provides a record by recounting his memories of men and events in early California. He tells of bandits, duelists, filibusters, treasure in Cahuenga Pass, Feliz curse, Ramon Carrillo, Peg-Leg Smith, Leonis, the Basque, oranges on Joshua Trees, and more. Each chapter ends w/small illustration of cattle brand. "The most readable historical narrative of early southern California." Howes B325 & Six... View more info