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Fearless Dave Allison Border Lawman A Transitional Lawman On A Transitional Frontier

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Silver City NM, High Lonesome Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014774


285 pages, photos, SIGNED by the author, limited to 500 copies. "At 27, William Davis "Dave" Allison became the youngest sheriff in the State of Texas, elected at Midland County in 1888. He was still wearing a badge when gunned down by infamous cattle rustlers Hill Loftis (aka Tom Ross) and Milton Paul Good in 1923. Between times he was 6 times an elected sheriff; a member of the Texas Rangers and Arizona Rangers; Chief of Police at Roswell, New Mexico; pers... View more info

A Decent Orderly Lynching The Montana Vigilantes

By: Allen, Frederick

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14192


421 pages, maps, illustrations, limited edition. #63 of 250 copies signed by author, leather, all edges gilt. Includes eye-witness accounts never before published. "The deadliest campaign of vigilante justice in American history erupted in the Rocky Mountains during the Civil War when a private army hanged twenty-one troublemakers. Hailed as great heroes at the time, the Montana vigilantes are still revered as founding fathers." View more info

The Life and Tragic Death of Jesse James The Western Desperado

By: Anon

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, The Steck Company: 1966

Seller ID: 1032


pictorial covers, 96 pages, color illustrations Slipcase, minor foxing to page edges else Very Good - Reprinted from the 1883 first edition. The original was written shorthly after Jesse James died. The Arthur has not been identified. View more info

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

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

Seller ID: 12336


(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 southw... View more info

Injun Summer, An Old Cowhand Rides the Ghosts Trails, as told by Bill Walker

By: Baber, D. F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Caldwell Idaho, Caxton Printers: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26


223pp, Illustrations, Photos, reference to Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett Herd 190, Six Guns 101 View more info

Injun Summer, An Old Cowhand Rides the Ghosts Trails, as told by Bill Walker

By: Baber, D. F.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Caldwell Idaho, Caxton Printers: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14139


223 pages, Illustrations, Photos, reference to Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett Herd 190, Six Guns 101 View more info

Western Hard-Cases, Or Gunfighters Named Smith

By: Bartholomew, Ed

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Ruidoso, N.M., Frontier Book Co.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6345


191 pages, this copy from the library of W.F. King. Six-Guns 154, "A treatise on gunmen named Smith, some well known, others not so well known." View more info

Western Hard-Cases, Or Gunfighters Named Smith

By: Bartholomew, Ed

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ruidoso, N.M., Frontier Book Co.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14138


191 pages. Six-Guns 154, "A treatise on gunmen named Smith, some well known, others not so well known." View more info

Three Years With Quantrell A True Story Told by His Scout John McCorkle Armstrong

By: Barton, O. S., McCorkle John

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Armstrong MO., Armstrong Herald Print: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014338


157 pages, frontis, photos, original maroon stiff wraps, chipping to edges and spine, damp-stain on lower right corner on most pages, housed in a clamshell case. Six-Guns 160, "An account of Quantrill and his activities, repeating disapproved legends about the notorious guerrilla. The author also tells about some of the escapades of Cole Younger and Frank James while they were guerrillas."Howes M63, Graff 2581. View more info

Vasquez or The Hunted Bandits of the San Joaquin Containing Thrilling Scenes and Incidents Among the Outlaws and Desperadoes of Southern California With Full and Accurate Account of the Capture, Trial, and Execution of the Noted Bandit

By: Beers, Geo. A.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: N.Y., Robert M. De Witt: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12331


141 pages,contemporary binding bound in 1/2 leather and marbled boards, inner hinges repaired, wear to edges, facsimile of front wrap laid in, pages clean and crisp. Six-Guns 186, "Before he wrote this book for the New York publishers Beers a young reporter with the San Francisco Chronicle, was with the posse that chased and captured Vasquez. Parts of his story are different from Truman's and Sawyer's and in the love themes he seems partial to fiction. Like many rep... View more info

Reminiscences of a Ranger; or Early Times in Southern California, By Major Horace Bell

By: Bell, Horace

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara CA, Wallace Hebberd: 1927

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1273


499 pages, illustrations, index Six-Guns 189, Graff 240 "Bell was a member of Walker's filibustering expedition", Bell has written more minutely upon the "steamy side" of society than any other California Author." Howes 325aa " The most readable historical narrative of early southern California." View more info

The First Baby In Camp A Full Account of the Scenes and Adventures During the Pioneer Days of 49

By: Bennett, William P.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, The Rancher Publishing CO.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14206


Original yellow printed wraps, 68 pages, + ad. Graff 263, Six-Guns 200 "Contain material on road agents and hold ups." Pony express, stage robberies, mining, overland travel. View more info

Vigilantes A Chronicle of the Rise and Fall of the Plummer Gang of Outlaws in and About Virginia City Montana in the Early 60's

By: Birney, Hoffman

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014578


346 pages, frontis, illustrations, pictorial end-papers, minor chipping to jacket edges. Lawlessness in Montana, Henry Plummer, Robbers Roost, Wild Bunch, etc. Six-Guns 214. View more info

Memoirs

By: Bivins, J. K. Mrs.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014485


NP., ND. 138 pages, frontis, illustrations, INSCRIBED by the author. Biographies of East Texas pioneers. Six-Guns 216, A privately printed book with a chapter on Cullen Baker, an early Texas outlaw." View more info

Looking Over My Shoulder Seventy-Five Years in the Pecos Valley

By: Bonney, Cecil, Peter Hurd

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Roswell New Mexico, Hall-Poorbaugh Press Inc: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13043


235 pages, frontis, illustrations, map end-paper, slight wear to jacket.. Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, ranching, cowboys, etc. View more info