Lot 210 of 455:
Ben Holladay, the Stagecoach King 1st edition  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Ben Holladay, the Stagecoach King. A chapter in the development of Transcontinental Transportation
Author:
Frederick, J. V.
Place:
Glendale
Publisher:
Arthur H. Clark
Date:
1940
Description:

Plates from paintings, prints, photographs, etc.; folding map. Green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. First Edition.

Holladay pushed his lines across the west before cleverly selling out to Wells, Fargo just before the railroad crossed the continent and shattered the stagecoach business. Adams Six-Guns 762 - "Tells of some of the early stagecoach robberies, and has material on Joseph Slade and Broncho Jack."

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to spine, covers and extremities, light staining to covers; many sections unopened; overall near fine.
 
Item number:
306706
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