Wanted! Wanted Posters of the Old West
By: Barbara Fifer and Martin KidstonThis rare collection of Wanted Posters is from the American West, found in the basement of the Missoula, Montana, County Courthouse, is a historical treasure. The book's nearly 150 original wanted posters, fugitive notices, and...
The Buffalo Hunters: The Story of the Hide Men
By: Mari Sandoz In 1867 conservative estimates put the number of buffaloes in the trans-Missouri region at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880s, that figure had dwindled to a few hundred. The destruction of the great herds is...
Outlaw Tales of Utah: True Stories of Utah's Most Famous Rustlers, Robbers, and Bandits
By: Michael Rutter Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of Utah. Meet the Wild Bunch, outlaws who sought refuge between heists hanging out and hiding out in Utah. Butch Cassidy, its leader, once paid a farmer's...
Myths & Mysteries of the Old West: Outlaws & Gunfighters of the Wild West
By: Michael Rutter In an age before twenty-four-hour news coverage, before law and order came into vogue, dime novels and casually written newspaper stories fueled the legends of the Old West. The real people who filled the vast Western landscape...
Famous Gunfighters of the Western Frontier: WYatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Luke Short and Others
By: W.B. (Bat) Masterson A legendary lawman, buffalo hunter, Indian fighter, and newspaper columnist, Bat Masterson served as sheriff of Ford County, Kansas, ruled Dodge City, and became an eyewitness to the heyday of the Old West's most notorious outlaws....
Blood and Thunder
By: Hampton Sides In the summer of 1846, the Army of the West marched through Santa Fe, en route to invade and occupy the Western territories claimed by Mexico. Fueled by the new ideology of "Manifest Destiny", this land grab...