Shafter, CA: Published by the author, 1936. 1st. Half-leather. First Edition, Limited Edition #4 of 10 copies printed on special paper and hand-bound by the Santa Barbara Bindery as noted by the author in his own hand; SIGNED by Latta. 8vo. 209 pp. 34 photo-plates. Latta's business card as Directory of the Kern County Museum laid in. Maroon half-leather spine over cloth boards with gilt lettering. A fine copy of this scarce limited edition. Item #16939
As Told to F. F. Latta by 15 Native Americans. A Collection of California Indian Folklore Tales which were told during the long Winter evenings long before the White People came to California. Latta's first work to specifically focus on the Indians of the San Joaquin Valley, dealing with the culture of the more than 60 tribes that made up the Yokuts.