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John H. Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff. BOB ALEXANDER

John H. Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff.


Publication: High-Lonesome Books, 2002, Silver City

First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Signed by the author.. Grey cloth, marbled endsheets, [6], 307 [3] pp., introduction, preface, acknowledgments, illustrated from photos, bibliography, index. Introduction by Paula Mitchell Marks. The publisher says, "John Harris Behan....was a true frontiersman of the early Arizona Territory. Long portrayed as a villain in the Tombstone conflicts, and the nemesis of Wyatt Earp, Sacrificed Sheriff presents the story of a 40 year lawman and public servant who was skilled with gun and horse, yet who consistently fought crime and arrested bad guys without killing anyone. Behan also was a Civil War volunteer, twice a State Legislator, and Yuma Prison Superintendent." Fine in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 48721