Santa Fe, New Mexico; (1945): The Rydal Press. First Edition. Octavo. Item #019363
Limited to 500 copies, [Howes, k-37] One of the Adams One-Fifty, Most Important Books on Western Outlaws and Lawmen. p.50 #87. Adams states this book is a very scholarly and a dependable source which can be used for material on Billy the Kid, Pat Garret, Jim Miller and other New Mexico gunmen. It also includes much pertaining to the Mescalero Apaches, the Utes, Navajo, the great mining booms, the railroad and much more. 117pp., a nearly fine copy bound in blue cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, endpapers are maps, from the library of Earl Vance, a close friend of R.C. Gorman and who owned the famous Ranch Kitchen Restaurant in Farmington, New Mexico along route 66, with his bookplate, in unclipped cream dust jacket lettered in red and black, chipping to spine ends and edges. A very nice copy.