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Alfalfa Bill. An Intimate Biography by  Gordon Hines

Alfalfa Bill. An Intimate Biography

by Gordon Hines

First edition. 8vo. Limited deluxe edition of 375 copies set apart for private presentation of which this is number 177 presented to R. H. Chase and signed by Wm. H. Murray, Governor of Oklahoma, and Gordon Hines, his biographer. 16.5 cm x 24 cm. Two-tone Decorated cloth, frontis. [portrait], ix, [1], 308 pp., foreword, illustrated. Vivid and spectacular biography of Alfalfa Bill Murray, Oklahoma's very unusual governor. Time magazine said about Governor Murray "He is the politicl darling of poor men everywhere. He is scorned by the litereate and urbane; yey he is probably better read then the average run of U. S. Presidents." Fine, bright, square copy without dust jacket, as issued.

Inventory Number: 31793

$675.00