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Guardian Of The Law: The Life And Times Of William Matthew Tilghman.  by  Glenn. Shirley

Guardian Of The Law: The Life And Times Of William Matthew Tilghman.

by Glenn. Shirley

First edition. 8vo. Inscribed by the author. Brown cloth, gold stamping on spine, brown endpapers, v [1], 545 [1] pp., preface, chapter head decorations, 34pp. of photos and illustrations, notes, index. The story of the eventful life of Bill Tilghman, much of which has never appeared in print. Lawman and gunfighter, Tilghman has been called, "the greatest of them all." He was a buffalo hunter, scout, plainsman, railroad teamster, and rancher on the borderlands of Kansas, Indian Territory, Colorado, and New Mexico. For thirty-five years he served as a lawman. Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 24102

$225.00