(Allyn, Joseph Pratt). Nicolson, John and Strate, David K., editors
Title BY HORSE, STAGE AND PACKET: The Far West Letters of Joseph Pratt Allyn
Book Condition Fine in photo-pictorial decorated covers, white printed spine label, and plain off-white dustwrapper. With notes, bibliography, index, and biography of Pratt by the editors. Illustrated with photos and contemporary drawings.
Edition First edition, limited to 450 copies; publication #187.
Publisher San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1988.
Seller ID 15382.00
Appointed a judge of the Arizona Territory in 1863, Allyn contracted with an eastern newspaper to provide a series of letters describing his experiences in the West. Fascinating glimpses of L.A., San Bernardino, San Francisco and of the Donner Crossing.
Californiana. Western Americana. Published Letters.