[Item #63462] Life of "Billy" Dixon, Plainsman, Scout and Pioneer. Olive K. DIXON.

Life of "Billy" Dixon, Plainsman, Scout and Pioneer

Dallas: The Southwest Press, 1927. Revised Edition. Revised edition. Octavo (19.5cm). Grey cloth titled in black; xvi,251,[1]pp; frontispiece portrait, black and white halftone plates. Former owner's signature to half-title, old prices written and rubber-stamped on half-title and front free endpaper. Otherwise a clean, stable copy, through rubbed and spine-sunned: Very Good.

Billy Dixon was an American frontier scout, active in the Texas Panhandle in the 1870s and 1880s. He hunted bison herds in the area and participated in the Second Battle of Adobe Walls and the Battle of Buffalo Wallow; for his actions in the latter, he was awarded the US Medal of Honor. This biography, was dictated by Dixon to his wife Olive; a previous edition was published in 1914 in Guthrie, OK. RADER 1147. HOWES B135. [63462].

Price: $200.00

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