1888 · Philadelphia & Chicago
Novel about the 1880 gunfight at Mussel Slough, in California, between settlers and the agents of the Southern Pacific Railroad. => With eight plates. Testimonials (in the back) compare it to "Uncle Tom's Cabin." A later printing: first was 1884.
Binding: Publisher's brown cloth, stamped in black and silver; front and spine with decorated with a frontier scene showing Conestoga wagons in a wilderness landscape with rising sun in the background.
Wright, III, 4351. Binding bright with a few flecks of white (paint?); spine slightly rubbed on joints and at head and base. Pages toned. Good+. (Inventory #: 20739)