This work includes illustrations. Joaquin Miller (pen name of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller), poet and author led an adventurous life, teaching, editing, living with Indians, gold mining, practicing law, and establishing a Pony Express route between the Washington territory and Idaho. His most famous poems are "Columbus" and "Kit Carson's Ride". Contents: Songs of the Sierra; Olive Leaves; Songs of the Sunlands; The Ship in the Desert; Pictures; Later Poems; Songs of the Soul; Adios; and New Poems. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.