THE BLUE BANDITS.
Edition: First edition.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1930. Hardcover first edition - Charming children's story by this Southern California author - a group of children are fascinated by the legends surrounding Joaquin Murrietta, and so they form a "gang" - the blue bandits - based on his outlaw gang. Set in Stockton and uses the area very well - the tule fog, flooding and the attempts to strengthen the levees. Frontispiece in color and numerous other illustrations throughout by Mable Pyne. lllustrated endpapers. 318 pp.
Condition: Very good in the original illustrated blue cloth boards with the spine and cover stamped in dark blue.