Item #8959 The First Baby in Camp. A Full Account of the Scenes of Adventures During the Pioneer Days of '49. George Francis Train. Staging in Early Days. A Mad, Wild Ride. The Pony Express. Some of the Old Time Drivers. William P. Bennett.
Bennett, William P.

The First Baby in Camp. A Full Account of the Scenes of Adventures During the Pioneer Days of '49. George Francis Train. Staging in Early Days. A Mad, Wild Ride. The Pony Express. Some of the Old Time Drivers

Salt Lake City: The Rancher Publishing Company, 1893. First Edition. 68pp. Sextodecimo [17 cm] Light green printed wrappers. Near fine. Item #8959

Interesting reminiscences of mountain life in the early days of the Far West. A history of staging in the Sierras, including fast trips and fast times of stage, pony express and buckboard, as well as perilous trips in snow and storm, with a sketch of Hank Monk and other old-time famous drivers on the Placerville and Henness Pass routes, gold mining in California in the days of '49 with incidents and adventure. Flake/Draper 407. Six-Guns 200. Eberstadt 103: 241. Auerbach 74.

Price: $75.00

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