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Headless In Taos: Arthur Rochford Manby. by  J. S. Peters

Headless In Taos: Arthur Rochford Manby.

by J. S. Peters

First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author. Printed wrappers, vi, 14 pp., illustrated, sources. In Taos, New Mexico, 1929, cattle rancher A. R. Manby was found dead at his home with his body mutilated and his head severed from his body. Manby, an Englishman, had been involved in some shady land deals and even murder. He flaunted both his wealth and position and was not generally liked. Fine copy.

Inventory Number: 44114

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