‘Reminiscences of a Ranger’, Hollywood Association Copy
Bell, Major Horace, ‘Reminiscences of a Ranger’, Wallace Hebberd, 1927, Santa Barbara, Fine/Poor.
Green cloth with elabourate gilt decoration and lettering to front and spine in a simple red/pink dw; illustrated with woodcuts including frontispiece by James S. Bodrero, pp. [x], 500.
Front cover and half of spine only remaining of dw.
*ASSOCIATION COPY* Bookplate of Macklyn de Nelle Stengler (‘If this book should stray or roam spank it good and send it home’). From the library of Mack Stengler 1895-1962 American cinematographer with a 40 year Hollywood career. Among Stengler’s 153 cinematographic credits are ‘Leave it to Beaver’ (series, 1962), ‘Gunsmoke’ (series, 1955), ‘The Legend of the Lone Ranger’ (movie, 1952) and ‘The Lone Ranger’ (series, 1951). Stengler’s own copy undoubtedly used as research for the Lone Ranger series.