Treasures of the Dead (INSCRIBED to Rick Reese)

Tombstone, AZ. The Tombstone Epitaph, 1967. First Edition. INSCRIBED "To Rick Reese, a good friend and fellow struggler in the world of journalism. Ben T. Traywick". Richard Langton Reese (1942 - 2022) was an environmental activist who founded the Greater Yellowstone Coalition and an alpinist who participated in the North Face Grand Teton rescue in 1967. Following retirement, he served on the board of Mountain Journal, a non-profit and environmentally-focused publication that he helped found in Bozeman, MT. 8vo. 108pp. Illustrations. Yellow illustrated softcover in very good condition (light soiling; wear to extremities) Born in 1927, the author is the former Official Tombstone Town Historian. He has written over a hundred books and pamphlets about the old mining town. He is the co-founder of the famous Wild Bunch, a group of western reenactors who have appeared in several movies. This pamphlet contains stories of lost and found treasures in the western states. Interesting reading. Item #21878

Throughout history, man has been on a relentless search for riches. From buried treasures and lost mines in the South and East by the Native Americans to the great gold rush in California, treasure hunters experienced unimaginable success and wealth as well as abject poverty. Here are some stories about those hunters and their adventures seeking the treasures.

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