Reminiscences of a Ranger, or Early Times in Southern California
by Bell, Horace
Santa Barbara: Wallace Hebberd. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1927. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A reprint of Horace Bell's original 1881 narrative, with additional foreword by Arthur M. Ellis and illustrations by James S. Bodrero. Mylared red dust jacket has some sunning, light soil, and edge wear. Not price clipped. Green boards with gilt imprint have one soil spot on rear, bumped corners, and lightly rubbed edges. Light soil on edges, rough-trimmed edges. Interior clean, with light offset on frontispiece and title pages. A lively account including life in Los Angeles in the 1850s, from a lawyer, journalist, and founder of the Los Angeles Rangers, the town's early police militia. Howes B 325. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 499 pp . (Inventory #: 012231)
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