American short story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. (Wikipedia)
From our stacks: 1. Spine detail from The Luck of Roaring Camp, and Other Sketches. By Bret Harte. Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1874. 2. Frontispiece from The Poetical Works of Bret Harte. Household Edition. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. The Riverside Press Cambridge. 1912.