Man-Hunt: Bandits & the Southern Pacific by C.B GLASSCOCK ~ Train Robbers ~ History ~ in Dust Jacket 1929


Title: Man-Hunt: Bandits and the Southern Pacific

Author: C. B. [Carl] Glasscock

Description: Blue boards with black lettering. Splotchy spine cloth, otherwise a very nice copy. Interior is clean, crisp and unmarked. Dust jacket very lightly rubbed, showing slight edgewear; not price clipped ($0.75). DJ in archival sleeve. Four illustrated plates including frontispiece. 294 pp. 7.5 x 5.25 inches.

Historical account of the train robbers and bandits of California and their conflict with the Southern Pacific Railroad, including the Dalton Gang and the Evans-Sontag Gang.

Carl Burgess Glasscock (1884-1942) was the author of several books on western Americana, including Here's Death Valley, The War of the Copper Kings, and The Big Bonanza. He was a 1905 graduate of the University of California and had worked as a newspaperman in Chicago, New York, Cleveland, and Santa Barbara.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
Place: New York
Year: 1929

Keywords: railroads, history, bandits, robbers, trains, train robbers, Dalton Gang, Evans-Sontag Gang, John Sontag, Christopher Evans, California,

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