1930. Item #5157
Banning, William, and George Hugh Banning. Six Horses. NY and London: Century 1930. xx, 410p + many photos. Very good bright hardcover; no d.j. Presentation bookplate, signed by William Banning, March 1930, to T.N. Williams. ** History and memoirs of the early days of the overland stage lines, from St. Louis to Sacramento, and Memphis to San Diego, in the 1850s-60s. William Banning was the last active six-horse stagecoach driver. His father Phineas was also a driver, and Banning, California, is named after him.