Publication: Published by Y-O Press, 1969, Mountain Home
First edition. Quarto. Cloth, cloth front and rear endpapers, xiv (2), 267 pp., frontispiece, preface, acknowledgments., introduction, illustrated, bibliography, index. You will find 465 pictures, most never before published, of Texas Rangers made during their "badge-toting" days. Plus biographical sketches of fifty-seven men who contributed in making Texas the great state it has become. Detailed sketches of John Coffee Hays, Ben McCulloch, Charles Schreiner, James B. Gillett, John R. Hughes, Frank Hamer, Manuel T. Gonzaullas, Alfred Y. Allee, and many others. Chapters depicting badges worn by the Texas Rangers and gear used by them. A "must" book for anyone interested in the Texas Rangers or law enforcement. Fine in dust jacket lightly rubbed at spine ends and corners with a small closed tear to top edge of front cover. Scarce item with many fine photographs of both old and relatively new Texas Rangers.
Inventory Number: 41043