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Wright, Robert M.

DODGE CITY THE COWBOY CAPITAL AND THE GREAT SOUTHWEST In the Days of the Wild Indian, the Buffalo, the Cowboy, Dance Halls, Gambling Halls and Bad Men.

Wichita Eagle Press: Wichita 1913 Color frontis, b&w photos, 8 x 5.5, green cloth, gilt ruled/gilt spine lettering and decoration, black lettering on front cover with illustr of an Indian chief and a buffalo, 344 pp. Covers rubbed, small abrasions, small dent along foredge, corners and spine tips bumped and worn, spine slightly cocked and darkened, inner hinges cracked and covers loose, foxing to photos, occasional smudging/soiling, contemporary ink inscription "With Compliments of Chas F. Ritter," else good, from Ramon Adams' "Six-Guns and Saddle Leather": "It is said that most of this edition was destroyed by the printer; hence its rarity. A later edition without date or colored frontispiece is sometimes confused with the FIRST EDITION. The first edition may be identified by the colored frontispiece with the copyright date on the recto. The second edition has a black-and-white picture of the author and son, this picture appearing after the title page in the FIRST EDITION." This book has the color frontispiece with date on the recto and the author/son photo after the the title page. FIRST EDITION.


Book Id: 98-7899

Price: $300.00

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