Seeking Fortune in America

London: Smith Elder & Co, 1912. First Edition. 8vo. xiv, 307pp., [4] ads. Portrait frontispiece. Original red cloth stamped in gilt. Tipped in letter from Orville Rogers dated 1913, saying the author knew his Texas, but the one he knew 45 years before was even more lawless. "This author, an Englishman, erroneously states that Billy the Kid was a half-blood Indian. He also says that when Pat Garrett discovered the house of the Kid's sweetheart, "after tying and gagging her," he lay in wait there for the Kid. When the outlaw appeared, Garrett shot him from behind a sofa." - Six-Guns 874. Howes G-413. Item #61765

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