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The Odyssey Of Burt Alvord: Lawman, Train Robber, Fugitive by Don Chaput

The Odyssey Of Burt Alvord: Lawman, Train Robber, Fugitive

by Don Chaput

Publication: Westernlore Press, 2000, Tucson

First edition. 8vo. Signed by the author. Pictorial stiff wrappers, 155 pp., foreword, illustrated, map, acknowledgments, notes, bibliography, index. The saga of Deputy Sheriff Burt Alvord is told as his tale ranks as one of the most unusual in the American West. He went from a solid citizen and well respected to having his own gang of thieves, escapes from prison, serving time in the Yuma Territorial Prison, and dying in Barbados of fever in 1910. Small spot on the front cover, else a fine copy.

Inventory Number: 43117

$40.00