St. Louis: Eden, 1929. First Edition. Cassette. Very Good- / No Jacket. Item #SHEL1450
Gilt-stamped pictorial cloth. 280pp. Illustrated with vintage photos, chapter head drawings & pen & ink margin vignettes on all numbered pages. "Chronology of Oklahoma". Endpaper drawings of Oklahoma gunfighters & Indians. Intro by Henry Scott. Nix was appointed U. S. Marshal of Oklahoma Territory in 1893 & oversaw the reining in of many of the Oklahoma outlaws. Details & some incidences of this book have been criticized, but because it was a standard reference biography for so many years regarding the O.T. outlaw era, it has to be considered a classic & key for any collection of the subject. This copy is a near vg copy. The hinges have been professionally repaired. Back joint has a white stripe about three inches long, looks like "white-out." 6-guns 1611, 150 #109, Rader 2486.