C.E. Tripp. Ace High, the ‘Frisco Detective, or, The Girl Sport’s Double Game: A Story of the Sierras and the Golden Gate City. February 28, 1893 (Beadle’s Half-Dime Library No. 814) 15 pp. [Reprinted: San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1948. Printed at the Grabhorn Press in an edition of 500 copies with engravings by Mallette Dean]
Ace High, the “Gambler Detective,” is teamed with Flash, the “Girl Sport,” against a desperate, blood-thirsty gang of outlaws called the “Hounds of ‘Frisco.” A tall tale of colorful characters, high-stakes gambling, disguises, revenge, and murder in San Francisco in the 1860’s.
Johannsen ½DL814
Baird & Greenwood 2437