Death Valley Scotty by Mabel Author:Bessie M. Johnson "Who was Mabel?" people will undoubtedly ask when they first see this little book. Readers already know Death Valley Scotty, his well publicized antics, "mysterious" gold mine, and "Castle" in the desert. They may even recognize the name of Albert Johnson, a Chicago businessman, Scotty's benefactor and true owner of "Scotty's Castle". But the ... more »one person in this Death Valley adventure remains unknown, the small women who quietly followed along these two "desert rats". Mr. Johnson called her his wife, Bessie. Scotty called her "Mabel".
(There are some illustrations that look to be reproductions from sketches made by Alden Austin.)« less