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    Waddell F. Smith: Signed Limited Edition of The Story of the Pony Express [with] "Pony Express" Bible Facsimile. Two volumes in a custom slipcase. The first (Story) is a quarto edition in handsomely embossed brown suede with gilt lettered spine and front cover and rounded edges. It is one of 100 signed copies of the Special Edition published in 1969 by the Pony Express History and Art Gallery in San Rafael. Heavily illustrated, it discusses the history of the Pony Express. The second (Bible) is small octavo and bound in a similar fashion in embossed brown suede. It is a "near facsimile of the Bibles which were given to the original 1860-1861 Pony Express riders." Same publisher. Seldom offered. Very fine condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2013
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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