[Item #81945] John H. Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff. Bob Alexander.

John H. Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff

Hardcover, Silver City, New Mexico: High Lonesome Books, 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. SIGNED by author in black ink on the full title page. First Edition limited to just 500 copies. Long portrayed as a villain in the Tombstone conflicts and the nemesis of Wyatt Earp, the author shows that John Behan was actually a true frontiersman and 40 year lawman and public servant. Behan was skilled with gun and horse, but fought crime and arrested violent criminals without killing. He was a Civil War volunteer, twice a state legislator, and Yuma Prison Superintendent. He later served in the Spanish American War and the Boxer Rebellion. Book is bright and clean. No previous owner marks. Dust jacket is clean and bright. Dust jacket protected in a clear plastic Brodart cover. Ships same or next business day very well protected in a box. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 307 pages; Signed by Author. [Item #81945]

Price: $60.00

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