First edition. Cloth, 322pp., illustrated, 9 plates. Traces the rise and development of Wells Fargo and other expresses in California and the Southwest during the early gold rush days until their demise 50 years later. "A well-written book dealing with stagecoaches and the men who robbed them. The author intimates that Doc Holliday was in a group that held up the stage when Bud Philpot was killed." --Ramon Adams. Near fine, signed copy. Dust jacket is price-clipped with 1.5" internally reinforced closed tear to bottom edge of back panel and sunning to spine, else very good.
Inventory Number: 34294