First edition. 8vo. Signed and dated by the editor on the half title page. Blue cloth, xvi, 192 pp., frontispiece, acknowledgments, introduction, illustrated, epilogue, notes, references, index. The dust jacket blurb says, "Cowboy, army guide, farmer, peace officer, and character in his own right, John P. Meadows arrived in New Mexico from Texas as a young man. During his life in the Southwest, he knew or worked for many well-known characters, including William "Billy the Kid" Bonney, Sheriff Pat Garrett, John Selman, Hugh Beckwith, Charles Siringo, and Pat Coghlan. Meadows helped investigate the disappearance of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain, and later bought part of downtown Tularosa, New Mexico, where he served a term as mayor." As new, unread copy in dust jacket.
Inventory Number: 45534