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John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Silver City, New Mexico, U.S.A., High Lonesome Books, 2002

Edition: Limited


Hardcover. As new, DJ in mylar cover. First Edition, Limited Edition of 500 copies. Lawman and public servant, Civil War volunteer, twice a state legislator and Yuma Prison Superintendent. And sometimes portrayed as a villain in the Tombstone conflicts with Wyatt Earp. View more info

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John Hunt Morgan and His Raiders

By: Thomas, Edison H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky, 1975


Hardcover with pictorial boards, no DJ. Very good condition, corners bumped and lightly rubbed. Many Southerners think John Hunt Morgan was a savior, a shining knight, or Robin Hood. The Northerners tended to view him as brigand and a source of grief to military command. His nickname was The Horse Thief. And in Kentucky, people either love him or hate him - no middle ground. View more info

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Justice Betrayed: A Double Killing in Old Santa Fe

By: Melnick, Ralph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr, 2002

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. In near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom outside pages. Angelina Jaramillo, the eighteen year old daughter of a prominent New Mexico family, was raped, bludgoned and stabbed to death in her bedroom on November 16, 1931. Thomas Johnson, an African American laborer with a prison record in four states, was convicted of the crime and executed. But he was not the killer. View more info

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Kill or be Killed: A Record of Violence in the Early Southwest

By: Ed Bartholomew

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Houston, Texas, U.S.A., Frontier Press, 1953

Edition: Limited


Hardcover, no DJ. In very good condition, light cover soiling. Limited edition of 1250 copies. The lives of hardcases such as Charles Webb, John Wesley Hardin, John Selman, George Scarborough, Will Carver, Elijah Briant, Black Jack Ketchum, and others. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #152. 16 black and white photo plates. View more info

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Lost Legends of the West

By: Pepper, Choral; Williams, Brad

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Edison, New Jersey, U.S.A., Bbs Pub Corp, 1996

Edition: First Thus


Hardcover. In near fine condition. Lore, legends, characters & myths that grew out of the old West. A mix of fact and fiction. View more info

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Makers of History A Story of the Development of the History of Our Country

By: F Romer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Quail Ranch, 1981


Softcover. Reprint of 1926 edition. In near fine condition, minor cover soiling. Poem inside front cover: The Tale of the Colt by Henry Herbert Knibbs. Poem inside rear cover: The Old Colt Fun by E A Brininstool. Short, exciting vignettes of American history centered around the Colt pistols. View more info

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Montana's Righteous Hangmen: The Vigilantes in Action

By: Callaway, Llewellyn Link

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 1982

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Near fine condition, with a good DJ, has light soiling and a tear at the top of the spine. On the day Joseph A. Slade was hanged by the Montana Vigilantes, he carried the severed ears of one of his victims in his pocket. But he is also credited with efficiently organizing and managing the Overland state route and clearing its way of desperadoes. View more info

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My Girlhood Among Outlaws

By: Klasner, Lily

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., Univ of Arizona Pr, 1972


Trade paperback. Very good condition. Fourth printing, 1988. Born in Texas in 1862, she was only five when her family lost most of their provisions in an Indian raid while trekking to New Mexico; their ranch on the Pecos became a stopover for outlaws; and she assumed leadership of the family at thirteen when her father was murdered. View more info

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Outlaw Days

By: Zoe Tilghman, Mrs Bill Tilghman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harlow Publishing, 1926

Edition: First Edition


Paperback. In near fine condition, very small gouge on front cover. A true history of early-day Oklahoma characters - revised and enlarged from the records of Wm Tilghman. The Daltons, the Doolin Gang, the Jennings Gang, Henry Starr, Belle Starr and more. A very nice copy of this scarce book. View more info

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Outlaws Heroes and Jokers of the Old Southwest

By: Peter Odens

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Softcover. In very good condition, light cover soiling, small spot on back of front cover. Signed by author on title page. Second printing. Stories of romance, humor, Indians, and ghost towns. Meet some of the local characters. View more info

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Outlaws of the Old West

By: Carl W Breihan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bonanza, 1957

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. In very good condition, top of spine bumped, small paper stain at top of front endpaper. DJ is good, has light foxing on front and back, in mylar protector now. Jesse James, the Younger brothers, Billy the Kid, Sam Bass, the Daltons, and more. Author researched old newspaper files, city records and local museums to write this book. View more info

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Outlaws of Western Canada A Collection of Western Canada's Most Villainous Outlaws

By: T W Paterson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Langley BC, Mr Paperback, 1982


Trade paperback. In good condition, heavy cover wear, pages toning. Bill Miner, William Quantrill, Matthew Roderick, Jack (Sam) Rowlands, Ah-Chee-Wun, Moses Paul & Paul Spintlum, One-Ear Charlie Brown, Almighty Voice, Charcoal, Swift Runner, Boone Helm, Simon Gun-An-Noot, The Flying Dutchman, The Wild McLeans, Antoine Lucanage, Ernest Cashel, Gaddy & Racette, The Dubois Gang, Frank Spencer, Bulldog Kelly. Cannibals, thieves, and murders. View more info

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Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892

By: A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Self Published, 1923

Edition: First Edition


Small hardcover, no DJ. In good condition, moderate bumping to spine ends and corners, minor cover staining, front hinge is beginning to separate, pages are toning, text is clear and clean. This is a 1923 printing of the extremely rare 1894 book written by Asa Shinn Mercer. Even this 1923 edition is scarce. This is the story of the Johnson County, Wyoming, war pitting the settlers (rustlers) against the cattle barons of the day. A S Mercer was not originally on the side ... View more info

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Prison Centennial 1876 - 1976 A Pictorial History of the Arizona Territorial Prison a Yuma

By: Cliff Trafzer, Steve George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Rio Colorado Press, 1980

Edition: First Edition


Softcover. In very good condition, some cover wear. A short history of the Arizona Territorial Prison and then pages of photos of the guards, inmates, the prison itself. An amazing look at how prisoners were treated in the past and what their offenses were. The prison's nickname was Hellhole. View more info

Image for Range Murder:  How the Red Sash Gang Dry-Gultched Deputy United States Marshall George Wellman

Range Murder: How the Red Sash Gang Dry-Gultched Deputy United States Marshall George Wellman

By: Herber O Brayer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Branding Iron Press, 1955


Small softcover, stapled at spine. Says Limited Number Edition with no number. A vignette of the Johnson County War in Wyoming. View more info