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The West Of The Texas Kid, 1881-1910. Recollections Of Thomas Edgar Crawford, Cowboy, Gun Fighter, Rancher, Hunter, Miner by Thomas Crawford

The West Of The Texas Kid, 1881-1910. Recollections Of Thomas Edgar Crawford, Cowboy, Gun Fighter, Rancher, Hunter, Miner

by Thomas Crawford

Publication: Univ of Okla Press, 1973, Norman

First edition in wrappers, but actually the second printing (original published in 1962). Fine in pictorial wrappers. Edited and with an Introduction by Jeff Dykes. Original drawings by Nick Eggenhofer. Written in pencil in Jeff's hand is "1st in wraps $10." Known at various times as "The Texas Kid," "The Montana Kid," "Buckskin," and "Kid," Thomas Edgar Crawford teamed up with a variety of notorious characters. These are his recollections from 1881 to 1910, dictated when he was in his seventies. Much new information is revealed about the activities of outlaw gangs of his time, about Jackson Hole and Hole in the Wall outlaws.

Inventory Number: 6613

$15.00