Hard knocks. A life story of the vanishing west. Harry Young, Sam.
Hard knocks. A life story of the vanishing west

Hard knocks. A life story of the vanishing west

Chicago: Laird & Lee, [1915]. First edition, second printing, preceded by the Portland edition of the same year, 8vo, pp. 242, [1] ads; frontispiece portrait, plates; original cloth, very good in the rare jacket with tape repair at spine and edges and slight rubbing. Eberstadt 105:319: "An extremely interesting narrative. The author's experiences on the border began in the 60's, and were continuously the subject of probable, sudden, and complete termination. It is a vivid chronicle of the early days of Dodge City, Laramie, Cheyenne and Deadwood; of dance halls and gambling saloons; of border characters unsung and unhung; of shooting scrapes and marauding adventures; of frontier railroad building and army life; of Indian fighting; teaming and post trading; and finally of his greatest hero and friend - Wild Bill Hickock." Adams, Six-Guns 2466; Graff 4789; Howes Y27. Item #19503

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