The Overland Stage to California. Frank A. Root, William Elsey Connelley.

The Overland Stage to California

Topeka, Kansas: Published by the authors, 1901. First edition in a slipcase. Hardcover. 630pp. Octavo [23 cm] Light brown pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Frontispiece portraits of the authors with tissue guard. Illustrated plates, portraits, folding map (at the rear). Good plus. The extremities are moderately rubbed and bumped. The rear endsheet is split along the hinge, the hinge is going, and the text block is cracked sporadically throughout. With the marbled paper covered slipcase, in very good condition, with moderate edge wear and a thin 2" long abrasion to the side panel. Adams Six-Guns, 1897. Wright-Howes, R 434. Flake 7417. Item #51473

According to Adams Six-Guns, "The original is very rare and is considered the standard history of early stage lines. It has some information on stagecoach robberies, Wild Bill Hickock, and Joseph Slade."

Price: $300.00

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