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Death Was The Black Horse. The Story Of Rough Rider Buckey O'Neill by Dale L. Walker

Death Was The Black Horse. The Story Of Rough Rider Buckey O'Neill

by Dale L. Walker

Publication: United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service, 1936, Washington

First edition. 8vo. Limited to 200 copies each signed by Dale L. Walker, Carl Hertzog, the designer, and Robert Weddle, the publisher. This is an un-numbered copy that was sent as a gift from Carl Hertzog to Austin Western Americana bookseller Ray S. Walton. Two-tone black, quarter leather and blue cloth, decorated front and rear endpapers, xiv [4], 200 pp.,plus two short stories by Buckey O'Neill, frontispiece, foreword, preface, acknowledgments, illustrated, map, index. Introduction by Barry Goldwater. Frontispiece by Jose Cisneros. Journalist, gambler, lawman, politician, soldier, and "Rough Rider" described many of the various roles played by Arizona's William O. "Buckey" O'Neill. A well-researched and interesting account of one of the most famous among Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders who died in Cuba at San Juan Hill. Fine in fine original slipcase.

Inventory Number: 38419

$150.00