Stanford University, CA: Stanford University Press, 1936. First Edition. 8vo. 197 pp. Index. illustrations. Tan cloth in publisher's yellow & brown illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in near fine dustjacket (slight fading to spine). Item #19637
"Dr. Winther has given us for the first time the complete historically accurate account. From the tranquil days before the discovery of gold, when transporation needs were ilmited for the most part to the Coast and inland waterways, he carries us through the hectic days of the gold rush." Covers the why and how the xpress business began, the development of the stagecoach business and the personalities involved.