First edition. 8vo. Quarter cloth and boards, maps on front and rear endpapers, v , 184 pp., introduction, epilogue.The authors tell us of treasure troves and legends in the western United States. These little-known stories include the legend of a Spanish galleon carrying a fortune in gold shipwrecked off a remote Oregon beach; a metal box containing $750,000 worth of diamonds buried in a bitter husband's backyard; a 500-pound silver ingot lost in the Mojave Desert; and many more. Each tale is based on at least a kernel of truth. Fine in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 41254