Lot 249 of 455:
Saga of Tom Horn inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen's War. With Personal Narratives, Newspaper Accounts and Official Documents and Testimonies - inscribed
Author:
Krakel, Dean F.
Place:
[Laramie, WY]
Publisher:
[Powder River Publishers]
Date:
[1954]
Description:

Illustrated from photograph plates. (8vo), red gilt-lettered cloth, facsimile dust jacket. First Edition, expurgated.

Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. An expurgated copy of the first edition of this account of the trial and execution of Tom Horn. Adams notes that "a threatened law suit required the author and publisher to rewrite and replace seven pages of the illustrations and text after the volume had been printed and bound but before it was released. These changes were made by cutting out the deletions and tipping in new sheet. The text on pages 13 and 54 was changed, as well as several of the illustrations."  With facsimile dust jacket. 

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Condition:
A bit of light wear to cloth; mild offsetting to endpapers; near fine.
 
Item number:
309246
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