Bedside Reader Series. First edition. 8vo. Stiff pictorial wrappers. 222 pp. Dedication. Contents. Illustrations. "Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane get all the press, but Deadwood was as rich in remarkable and eccentric personalities as it was in ore. Authors Bryant and Fifer have mined the archives for obscure (and true!) tales of murderous women, artful con men, woebegone children, an African American orator, a determined temperance activist, and a lovesick assayer. Discover Deadwood as it really was!" Includes stories about Adrienne Davis, a miner; Chambers Davis, Deadwood's fist assayer; con Stapleton, Deadwood first marshal; Sarah Ann Erb, Madame of the Bulldog Ranches; Henrico Livingstone, Justin Cachlin, Elizabeth Lovell, Samuel fields, Cynthia Cleveland, E.B. Farnum, etc. Fine unread copy.
Inventory Number: 43954