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Spirit Gun Of The West, The Story Of Doc W. F. Carver, Plainsman, Trapper, Buffalo Hunter, Medicine Chief Of The Santee Sioux, World's Champion Marksman, And Originator Of The American Wild West Show by Raymond W. Thorp

Spirit Gun Of The West, The Story Of Doc W. F. Carver, Plainsman, Trapper, Buffalo Hunter, Medicine Chief Of The Santee Sioux, World's Champion Marksman, And Originator Of The American Wild West Show

by Raymond W. Thorp

Publication: The Arthur H Clark Company, 1957, Glendale

First edition. 8vo. Light blue cloth, titles stamped in gilt on the spine, 266 pp., frontispiece, preface, acknowledgments, illustrated, bibliography, index. Clark & Brunet 250 say: "Carver was a frontiersman, but more importantly a showman of the first rank. His skill was real, and his reputation amongst great shooters, remains. This biography is based, in large part, on the sixteen volumes of manuscripts and scrapbooks compiled by Carver." Fine, bright copy in dust jacket with minor wear to the spine ends and extremities.

Inventory Number: 45720

$55.00