Illustrated Lives and Adventures of the Desperadoes of the New World, Containing An Account of the Different Modes of Lynching, The Cane Hill Murders, The Victims, the Execution, the Justification, Etc. Etc. As Well as the Lives of the Pri

By: Arrington, Alfred W. (Charles Summerfield)

Price: $950.00

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(1849) 117 pages, illustrations, front wrapper missing, edge wear. Rare! Six-Guns 82, "All of Judge Arrington's books are fictionalized accounts of life in Texas during the Shelby County War between the Regulators and the Moderators and were written in the flowery style of the period. Most of his writings were repetitions of the same thing." Howes A338, "Although somewhat fictionalized, all of Judge Arrington's books show well the transition in the southwest from lynch law, or no law, to organized society." Eberstadt 1936, "No other copy of this or the following work has passed through our hands."

Title: Illustrated Lives and Adventures of the Desperadoes of the New World, Containing An Account of the Different Modes of Lynching, The Cane Hill Murders, The Victims, the Execution, the Justification, Etc. Etc. As Well as the Lives of the Pri

Author Name: Arrington, Alfred W. (Charles Summerfield)

Categories: Gunmen, Cowboys, The West,

Publisher: Philadelphia, T. B. Peterson and Brothers: 1849

Binding: Original Wraps

Book Condition: Good +

Type: Book

Seller ID: 12336

Keywords: Outlaws, Texas, Shelby County War