First edition. Signed by the author. Brown cloth, titles stamped in gold on spine, Dodge City 1884 map on endpapers, 432 pp., frontis. (photograph of Front Street), illustrated, portraits, chapter footnotes, epilogue, bibliography, index. The history of the most famous cattle town of the trail-driving era, Dodge City, Kansas. Robert K. DeArment says in the dust jacket blurb, "The story of Dodge City has been recounted in a number of books of varying quality. Now, for the first time, William B. Shillingberg provides readers a full and detailed account of the fascinating history of the legendary 'Queen of Cow Towns,' with all her beauty marks and warts." As new in as new dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 44888