Villains and Vigilantes: The Story of James King of William and Pioneer Justice in California.
Coblentz, Stanton A.
New York: Wilson-Erickson, 1936. First edition 9.5" x 6.5". 261pp. Green cloth hardcover in dust wrapper. Spine tips are lightly bumped, gift inscription on the first leaf, shelf wear on bottom edge, else near fine condition. Mounted on the front free endpaper is a slip with a gift inscription "To Jerome Peltier from Rufus Rockwell Wilson." Wilson was the author of a number of books including "Lincoln in Caricature." The frontispiece is a black and white illustration entitled, "Execution of Jenkins by the vigilante committee." With many illustrations "from contemporary prints and portraits." Hardcover (Item ID: 12992)