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Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California.

Horace Bell

Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California.

by Horace Bell

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Published by Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Frontier and pioneer life -- California.,
  • Baja California (Mexico)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesEarly times in Southern California.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 46, no. 436.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination3 p. ¾., [9]-457 p.
    Number of Pages457
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17685620M

    (CALIFORNIA) BELL, Horace. Reminiscences of a Ranger, or, Early Times in Southern California. Los Angeles: Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes, Octavo, original dark green pictorial cloth gilt. First edition of “the most readable historical narrative of early southern California” (Howes). Presentation copy inscribed on the dedication leaf by a. Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California The Los Angeles Rangers were no strangers to attempts upon their lives. Midnight raids plagued the cities where Major Horace Bell and the other rangers were trying to maintain peace between the Mexicans, allied Indians and American people.

    Los Angeles. pp. Original gilt pictorial cloth, expertly rebacked with original backstrip laid down. Cloth heavily rubbed and worn. Internally clean. Overall, a solid, just about a good copy. Item #WRCAM The most readable historical narrative of early Southern California - Howes. Bell includes accounts of his service with Walker in Nicaragua, exploits of notorious western . Comprising: 1) `Reminiscences of a Ranger: Or Early Times in Southern California` by Major Horace Bell. Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes, Los Angeles, Embossed green cloth illustrated boards with decorative gilt titles. 2) `Cowboy Life in Texas: 27 Years a Maverick` by W.S. James, M.A. Donohue & Co. Chicago, Embossed illustrated red cloth.

    The Zamorano Eighty is a list of books intended to represent the most significant early volumes published on the history of was compiled in by members of the Zamorano Club, a Los Angeles-based group of ting first editions of every volume on the list has become the goal of a number of book collectors, though to date only four people have . by Major Horace Bell “Bill had a Colt five shooter which he carried in his sleeve. Mike was quietly approaching, his right hand under his coat. Bill faced about covering him, said smilingly, ‘Mike .


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Middlemarch. Perhaps. Originally written inBell switches between first-person and third-person narration by sometimes referring to himself Early times in Southern California. book 'I' or 'The Author' and always referring to 'Readers,' rather than 'You.'/5. Horace Bell () left Indiana to seek gold in California.

Inhe moved to Los Angeles and later became involved in American filibustering in Latin America and saw service in the Union Army before returning to Los Angeles after the Civil War to become a lawyer and newspaper publisher.

Reminiscences of a ranger () includes anecdotes of Bell's experiences as a. Full text of "Reminiscences of a ranger: or, early times in Southern California" See other formats. Gunfights and general lawlessness were common in the frontier cities of the American West.

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Get this from a library. Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California. [Horace Bell] -- Horace Bell () left Indiana to seek gold in California.

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Author. Bell, Horace, ,Yarnell, Caystile &. Get this from a library. Reminiscences of a ranger: or, Early times in Southern California. [Horace Bell; Arthur M Ellis; James Bodrero] -- Described the criminal elements and the violent life in Los Angeles and Southern California in the s among the American and the Spanish Californians.

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The first was an memoir, Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California. The California Rangers were California's first statewide law enforcement agency, formed in to deal particularly with the outlaw gangs troubling the Gold Country during the early s/5(3).

Reminiscences of a ranger; or, Early times in Southern California by Horace Bell,Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes edition, Microform in EnglishPages: Horace Bell, was the author of two books about his life and the times of the early years of the State of California.

The first was an memoir, Reminiscences of a Ranger: Early Times in Southern California. More of his memoirs were included in a posthumously published On the Old West Coast: Being Further Reminiscences of a Ranger ().

Reminiscences of a ranger () includes anecdotes of Bell's experiences as a Los Angeles Ranger pursuing Joaquin Murietta ina soldier of fortune in Latin America, a Union officer in the Civil War, and a Los Angeles newspaper by: 9.

EARLY CALIFORNIA; REMINISCENCES OF A RANGER; or, Early Times in California, By Major Horace Bell. Foreword by Arthur M. Ellis. Illustrations by James S. Brodero. Santa Barbara, California: Wallace Hebberd, Second Edition.

Hardcover. Bell was an incendiary attorney who was fond of the seamier side of life. This true account of the lawless days of Los Angeles during the s and of Bell's volunteer service with the Los Angeles Rangers pursuing Joaquin Murrieta and his bandit gang rivals any dime-store Edition: Second Edition.

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Hardcover. Rating: % positive. Reminiscences of A Ranger Early Times in Southern California (Book): Bell, Horace: The author, an attorney, Civil War Union Major, and newspaper publisher, relates colorful stories of his life as a mounted ranger in frontier Los Angeles during the s.

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