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Hughes, Dan de Lara
South from Tombstone; The life-story of one who spent years on the lawless Mexican border
London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, 1938. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine/very good +. First edition of South from Tombstone by Dan de Lara Hughes, in scarce dust jacket.. Octavo, [v], 311pp. Orange cloth, title printed in brown on spine. Stated "First Published in Great Britain 1938" on copyright page. Previous ownership tag on front endpaper, hidden by front flap. In publisher's dust jacket, retail price on front flap, light toning to spine, chip to top edge of spine, hinge of front flap starting to separate but stable, closed tear to bottom edge of front panel. (Six-Guns 1063) An exceptionally scarce book to find in dust jacket. Many believe that the scarcity of this book is due to the bombing of Great Britain at the onset of World War II. There is no record of this book appearing on the market in the dust jacket. Includes historical material on the Heath Gang of Arizona.
Bookseller: The First Edition Rare Books, LLC [Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.]

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