Topeka, Kansas: Crane and Company, 1907. First edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. (xii) 351pp. (1). Illustrated tan cloth boards with brown lettering on the front cover and spine. Frontispiece photo portrait of the author in b/w. The fascinating work is the author's memoir of his time spent on the plains of Kansas and the American southwest, as a hunter, soldier and adventurer. Topics discussed include, conflict with Native America tribes, slaughter of the Buffalo and the border feud between Kansas and Missouri. Includes 17 b/w illustrations and/or photographic reproductions throughout. Binding with some bumping and rubbing to extremities, including the head and tail of the spine. Illustrations on the spine and front cover rubbed and with some scratches. Some smudges and light stains to the margins of a few pages throughout. Age toning to the edges of the pages. Starting at the interior back cover and p.225. Book block tight overall. Binding in good-, interior in good+ condition overall. g- to g+. Item #43048
*Howes C730, Six Guns 487.