Why the West was Wild. A Contemporary Look at the Antics of Some Highly Publicized Kansas Cowtown Personalities

MILLER, Nyle and SNELL, Joseph W

Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma, 2003
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Large quarto. black leather lettered in gilt on spine and front board, gilt edges. Illustrated with photographs, maps and drawings. Issued in full leather. " . response to the Society's [Kansas State Historical Society] gunfighter series was astonishing . the book was published late in 1963 . caused a sensation. Western history buffs, historians, and general readers alike were fascinated by the information it contained on western heroes and villains . exposed myths about the people it discussed; in other cases, it enhanced their reputations . it is an essential source for research" - from Foreword. Bookseller Inventory # 55359

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Title: Why the West was Wild. A Contemporary Look ...

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Oklahoma

Publication Date: 2003

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Edition: First edition.

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