Caminos Viejos: Tales Found in the History of California of Especial Interest to Those Who Love the Valleys, the Hills, and the Canyons of Orange County, its Traditions and its Landmarks (SIGNED)
Santa Ana: Press of the Santa Ana High School and Junior College (Fine Arts Press), 1930. First Edition, Limited to 250 numbered copies. SIGNED by the author and the printer. This edition precedes the revised limited edition printed in an edition of 500 copies later in 1930, as indicated in Adams Six Guns 2138. 8vo. 110 pp. Frontispiece with tissue guard. Fold-out map at rear. Illustrated with photographs, with maps and with woodcuts, the latter by Miss Jean Goodwin and Arthur Ames. Embossed brown leatherette boards; illustrated endpapers. Minor wear to extremities; small original bookseller label inside rear board else a fine copy. Item #18130
The first book of the Fine Arts Press and the author's first book; includes vignettes from the early history of Orange County. Much on the early settlers, stage coach days, buried treasures, outlawing and much more. "Has a long chapter on outlawry in Orange County and tells of the killing of Sheriff Barton and the hanging of Juan Flores." - Six Guns 2138.