The Vigilance Committee of 1856. By a Pioneer California Journalist
by O'Meara, James
San Francisco: James H. Barry, 1887 First edition with the 1887 date on the title-page and the 1890 date on the cover. The first edition is very scarce. 12mo. 57pp. Original printed pink wrappers. Slight chipping to head of spine, front wrapper faded near spine. A near fine copy. The author was a non sympathizer, and "his book is written from the point of view of the 'Law and Order' faction" (Cowan). Included at the beginning is a roster of the members of the Committee. [Cowan I: p.165; Cowan II: p.464; Howes I: O-84; Howes II: O-87; Rocq: 10749].. (Inventory #: 6823)
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