Publication: FarCountry Press, 2019, Helena, Montana
First edition. 8vo. Stiff, color pictorial wrappers, viii, 159  pp., introduction, illustrated from photographs, portraits, epilogue, endnotes, index, about the author. The author uncovers the enigmatic and salacious lives of twenty-five women who ran houses of ill-repute in the Golden State from the 1840s into the 1940s. The hedonistic and sometimes heroic exploits of some of the madams such as Margaret Appel, Diamond Jessie, Hattie Wells, Ah Toy, Lee Francis, Cora Lee, Sylvia Daniels, Mary Ellis, and many more, are told. As new, unread copy in pictorial stiff wrappers.
Inventory Number: 49383