Boston: The Roxburgh Publishing Co., 1923. First Edition. Original cloth. INSCRIBED "With kindest regards/of the author/John C. Shay/Los Angeles, 1924." 8vo. 142 pp. Original navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Minor wear to extremities else a fine copy. Item #18065
Being the actual experiences and observations of a native son of California, covering a period of twenty years in one locality, while engaged in prospecting, gold mining, homesteading, stock raising, and the roadside smithy. One chapter on the first auto-stage hold-up. (Adams Herd 2045; Adams Six Guns 1987; Cowan pg. 581; Rocq 4933).