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Baca's Battle. V.B. BECKETT

Baca's Battle.


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Publication: Stagecoach Press, 1962, Houston

First edition. Ltd. to 800 copies. Stiff printed wrappers, 30pp. Illus. by Jose Cisneros. Gives the 2 scarcest first-hand accounts of this epic battle. Elfego Baca was "holed up" in a flimsy shack in the New Mexico mountains in 1884. He withstood a siege by 80 cowboys lasting 36 hours during which an estimated 4,000 shots were fired at him. Baca emerged untouched although he killed 8 men during the siege. A fine copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 47976