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1 Day, James M. CAPTAIN CLINT PEOPLES, TEXAS RANGER.
Waco Texian 1980 1st. Fine Near Fine 
201 pp., plus 40 pp. of photos, index. D.j. price clipped. Fine biography of a modern day Ranger from Montgomery County, later U.S. Marshal in Dallas. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Fulton, Maurice G. HISTORY OF THE LINCOLN COUNTY WAR.
Tucson U. of Ariz. 1968 2nd Prtg. Near Fine Very Good 
433 pp., illus., index. Ed. by Robert Mullin. This is possibly the best book on the New Mexico range war in Lincoln County. Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, John S. Chisum, etc. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Hefner, Robt. E. THE TRIAL OF BILLY THE KID.
Hico Bosque River 1991 1st. Cloth Fine 
98 pp., illus. Hefner is convinced that Brushy Bill Roberts who lived in Hico in his later years was Billy the Kid. This is his latest work on the subject. SIGNED. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Hutchinson, W.H. & R. N. Mullin WHISKEY JIM AND A KID NAMED BILLIE
Clarendon Clarendon Press 1967 1st. Cloth Very Good 
41 pp., illus. by H.D. Bugbee. Very nice copy except some soil on covers. Ltd. 600c. Guns 1098: the story of Jim Greathouse and some of his cattle-rustling experiences, his association with Billy the Kid, and his murder by Joel Fowler 
Price: 55.00 USD
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5 James, Bill C. MYSTERIOUS KILLER. James Brown Miller, 1861-1909.
Carrollton Author 1976 Limited/Numbered Wrs. Near Fine No Jacket Signed by Author
photos. Signed. #116/250c. Biography of a killer for hire. Miller was suspected of killing Pat Garrett. Miller was hung in Ada, Ok. in 1909. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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6 James, Bill C. THE COURTRIGHT-SHORT SHOOTOUT.
Wolfe City Hennington Pub. Co. 1985 1st. Wrs. Fine 
vii + 7 numbered pp.. photos of Jim Courtright and Luke Short. Ltd. 200 #d copies, SIGNED. Account of the 1887 shootout in Ft. Worth between "Longhair" Jim Courtright and Luke Short resulting in Courtright's death. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 James, Bill C. THE COURTRIGHT-SHORT SHOOTOUT.
Wolfe City Hennington Pub. Co. 1985 1st. Wrs. Fine 
vii + 7 numbered pp.. photos of Jim Courtright and Luke Short. Ltd. 200 #d copies, SIGNED. Account of the 1887 shootout in Ft. Worth between "Longhair" Jim Courtright and Luke Short resulting in Courtright's death. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 James, Bill C. and Mary Kay Shannon. SHERIFF A.J. ROYAL.
Ft. Stockton 1984 1st. Edition Cloth Fine No Jacket 
Ltd. to 300 c. numbered and signed by both authors. Royal was the Sheriff of Fort Stockton, Texas. Murdered in 1894. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Lake, Carolyn, ed. UNDERCOVER FOR WELLS FARGO. THE UNVARNISHED RECOLLECTIONS OF FRED DODGE.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1969 1st. Edition Fine Fine 
e.p.maps, photos, index. Dodge was an undercover detective for Wells Fargo. A friend of Wyatt Earp, he was a dead ringer for Morgan Earp. Guns #2484. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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10 Lavash, Donald R. WILSON & THE KID.
College Station Early West 1990 1st. Fine Near Fine 
184 pp., illus., index. The life of Billy Wilson who surrendered with Billy the Kid to Pat Garrett at Stinking Springs in 1880. Wilson later escaped, after being convicted of counterfeiting & led a life of crime in N.M. for another 20 years. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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MAVERICK TOWN. The Story of Old Tascosa., McCarty, John L.
11 McCarty, John L. MAVERICK TOWN. The Story of Old Tascosa.
Norman U. Ok. 1968 Very Good Very Good 
287 pp., illus. by Bugbee, index. Enlarged edition with new section on Cal Farley's Boys Ranch. Guns #1386-the first complete history of this wild cow town. It tells about its gunmen & gun battles & some of the other outlaws of the Southwest. Panhandle history, much on the XIT & other ranches. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Metz, Leon C. JOHN SELMAN - TEXAS GUNFIGHTER.
N.Y. Hastings House 1966 1st. Fine Very Good 
D.j., 254 pp., map by Cisneros, photos, index. Metz's first book & the first complete biography of the man who became famous for killing John Wesley Hardin. Selman was a deputy in El Paso, later killed by George Scarborough. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Metz, Leon C. THE SHOOTERS.
El Paso Mangan Books 1991 Fine Fine 
Later printing in fine condition. 299 pp., many photos. Rare, historical & true stories of notorious gunmen---Billy the Kid, Doc Holiday, the Earps, Bass Outlaw, Jesse James, Clay Allison, Texas Rangers, Gillette, etc. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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BOSWELL. The Story of a Frontier Lawman, Pence, Mary Lou
14 Pence, Mary Lou BOSWELL. The Story of a Frontier Lawman
Cheyenne Pioneer Printing 1978 1st. Fine Fine 
186 pp., photos. Frontier peace officer, border detective, Indian fighter, sheriff & town marshall. He was with Chivington at Sand Creek, served with Dave Cook's Rocky Mountain Detective Assoc., with Crook and much more. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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15 Peterson, Harold L. THE REMINGTON HISTORICAL TREASURY OF AMERICAN GUNS.
N.Y. Ridge Press 1966 1st?? edition Near Fine Near Fine 
photos, index. The story of the most important Remington firearms by one of the foremost experts. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Prassel, Frank Richard. THE WESTERN PEACE OFFICER.
Norman U. Of Ok. 1972 1st. Edition Fine Fine 
illus., index. An examination of the role of the lawman in the development of the West. Gillett, Stoudenmire, Hickok, Heck Thomas, Tilghman, many others. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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17 Rigler, Lewis C. & Judyth W. IN THE LINE OF DUTY. Reflections of a Texas Ranger Private.
Houston Larksdale 1984 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
188 pp., photos. D.j. chipped on edges, worn; former owner name on fly. Biography of a modern Texas Ranger who served from 1947 until 1977. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 Russell, Traylor. CARPETBAGGERS, SCALAWAGS, AND OTHERS.
Waco Texian Press 1973 1st. Decorative Cloth Fine 
137 pp., index. Soil on front cover, some brown spots on outer edge of page block. SIGNED. Mainly incidents & history of Jefferson and Marion Cty. in the 1860's & 1870's during reconstruction. Reports several murders and many trials. Ltd. 750c, 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 Shirley, Glenn. LAW WEST OF FORT SMITH. An Authentic History of Frontier Justice in the Old Indian Territory.
N.Y. Henry Holt & Co. 1957 1st. Near Fine Very Good 
206 pp., photos, appendices & notes pp209-321. The story of the great court at Ft Smith & Judge Isaac Parker, who held jurisdiction over 74,0000 square miles, 200 U.S. Deputy Marshals, and a great many outlaws. Much on the outlaws of Okla. Territory--Daltons, Buck Gang, Youngers, etc. Price clipped d.j with some soil. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Shirley, Glenn. THE FIGHTING MARLOWS.
Ft. Worth TCU 1994 1st. Fine Fine 
188 pp., photos, index. The story of the Marlow brothers, who, in 1888 were charged with murder and rustling. Two were killed in an ambush while being transferred from Graham to the Parker County jail while two escaped but were later caught. Story was the basis for THE SONS OF KATIE ELDER movie with John Wayne. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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