THE OVERLAND STAGE TO CALIFORNIA: Personal Reminiscences and Authentic History of the Great Overland Stage Line and Pony Express from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean. Frank A. Root, William Elsey Connelley.

THE OVERLAND STAGE TO CALIFORNIA: Personal Reminiscences and Authentic History of the Great Overland Stage Line and Pony Express from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean

Topeka, Kansas: "The Authors" 1901. First edition. Hardcover. xvii, 630 pp. = 1 advert leaf, lprofusely illustrated with full page plates (included in pagination) and text illustrations, arge folding map at rear; octavo, light brown pictorial cloth with gilt spine title, front cover design and lettering in gilt and black. Moderate wear and some scuffing to covers, text with scattered foxing, a sturday and presentable copy, near very good. Item #23527

"The original is very rare and is considered the standard history of the early stage lines. It has some information on stagecoach robberies, Wild Bill Hickock, and Joseph Slade." (Six Guns). Cowan p. 541; Graf 3562; Howes R434; Six Guns 1897.

Price: $400.00