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The Private Journal Of George Whitwell Parsons by  George Whitwell. Parsons

The Private Journal Of George Whitwell Parsons

by George Whitwell. Parsons

First edition. Quarto. Stiff printed wrappers, vi [1], 333 pp., preface, appendix. All pages photolithographed. Prepared by Arizona Statewide Archival and Records Project Division of Professional and Service Projects, Works Projects Administration. This journal begins April 27, 1879, and ends June 27, 1882. Six Guns 1689 says "Rare." "Gives some interesting daily history of Tombstone. The author, very partial to the Earps, tells about the killing of Morgan Earp and Frank Stillwell, as well as many of the troubles the Earps had, including the O K Corral battle." The author said that his version would appear to be in accordance with the facts, being a daily record of events, and he believed, the only record claimed of such a nature in existence. Re-enforced along the fore-edge of the front panel and a few preliminary pages, moderate vertical creases to the front panel, else a very good, tight copy of an extremely difficult title. Housed in a quarter leather and cloth folding case with raised bands and gold stamping on spine. SIX GUNS 1689 "RARE."

Inventory Number: 20945

$2,500.00