8vo. 10 x 6 3/4 inches. (xvi), 87 pp. Frontispiece, 28 illustrations, decorative initials and textual ornaments in red; text clean, unmarked, ink offsetting to a few opposing pages. Stiff wrappers, map of western states in end papers; binding square and tight, offsetting on rear cover, spine toned, covers soiled, shelf wear. Very Good. Juan Jose Warner (1807-1890) was a Californian rancher and settler who ran the Warner Ranch, a popular way station along the Southern Emigrant Trail. Illustrations, maps and photographs (unless otherwise credited) by Carroll Speak Morrison.
Warner the Man and the Ranch, Lorrin L Morrison, Biography