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Bisbee, Not So Long Ago by Opie Rundle Burgess

Bisbee, Not So Long Ago

by Opie Rundle Burgess

Publication: The Naylor Company, 1976, San Antonio

First edition, second printing. Bicentennial Issue - Facsimile Edition. Brown pictorial cloth, xi [9], 179 pp., foreword, illustrated from photographs. The first edition of this book was printed in 1967, and this exact reprint is printed as the Bicentennial Edition in 1976. The author tells us of the lynchings and hangings, the Indian raids and holdups, she also includes much more of Bisbee's aspiring history beginning with the arrival of her mother's family in 1882. Six Guns 328 says "Tells of the early days of Bisbee, Arizona, with a chapter on the robbery of the Goldwater and Castaneda store by the Heath gang and the hanging of Dan Dowd, Dan Kelly, Tex Howard, and Red Sample and the lynching of Heath. There is mention of the killing of Morgan Earp at Tombstone and the chase of the Apache Kid by John Slaughter." Fine, bright copy in a priced-clipped dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 43340