Author:Birney, Hoffman


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By: Birney, Hoffman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18182

Condition: Very good

Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 346. Brown boards, pictorial jacket and endpapers. Drawings by Charles Hargens. Jacket has light edge wear, darkened spine. Smudge at bottom corner of text block, boards with light wear. A comprehensive history of Montana's Vigilantes, with a focus on gang leader Henry Plummer, the violent gambler who nonethless got himself elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana, and engaged in a reign of terror under the guise of maintaining law and order (Thrapp, 1151-52; Six-Guns, 214). Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info