VILLIANS AND VIGILANTES The Story of James King of William and Pioneer Justice in California
COBLENTZ, Stanton A.
New York Wilson-Erickson 1936 (vii) 261 pages. Illustrated from comtemporary prints and portraits. Index. Octavo. Original green cloth with red titling.illustrated dust jacket. From the jacket: "This is the story of the two San Francisco Committees of Vigilance, which took the law into their own hands in the hectic (Eithteen) Fifties, which defied the power of the State and even of the National Government, and which set about in their own way to chastise the criminals that had been steeping the city in blood and horror." Prior owner's name stamped on front pastedown, else a Fine copy in a Very Good Plus, price-clipped dust jacket in a clear mylar protective jacket.
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Book Id: 1037