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1 COBLENTZ, Stanton A VILLAINS AND VIGILANTES. The Story of James King of William and Pioneer Justice in California
New York Wilson-Erickson Inc. 1936 First Edition Hardcover VG VG 
vii+261pp+illus. Dj slightly chipped. Bookplate inside cover. The story of the two San Francisco Committees of Vigilantes that took the law into their own hands in the 1850s and set their own punishment for the criminals who had terrorised the city. James King was the power behind the second Vigilance Committee - whom the author describes as the most forceful, attractive and strangely neglected character in American history. A vivid story of the hair-raising events. Includes Sources and Index. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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