Publication: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Publishers, 1927, Indianapolis
First edition. 8vo. Inked gift inscription on the front fly leaf "For Edward A. Braniff, Tulsa, Oklahoma, As a token of a friendship that has lived since we were reporters together, many years ago, on the Kansas City Star. A. B. Macdonald, Kansas City, MO, Christmas, 1929." Green cloth,titles and device stamped in gold gilt on the front cover and spine, 303 pp., frontispiece, foreword, illustrated from photographs. An interesting work relating incidents in the lives of a variety of gunmen, including Wild Bill Hickok, Bat Masterson, Frank & Jesse James, the Daltons, Belle Starr, Pat Garrett, Billy The Kid, Bill Tilghman, etc. Six Guns 2171 says "Scarce." We have handled this book a number of times through the years, but this is the first copy we've seen with a dust jacket. A small bit of soiling to the front pastedown sheet else a very good copy in the elusive dust jacket with a chip to the head of spine and an old water stain to lower portion of the spine.
Inventory Number: 43324