A very good+ copy, light foxing to endpapers, contents crisp, in a very good+ dust jacket. viii, 199 pp. Illus. with b/w photos and reproductions. Lottie Deno was called "The Angel of San Antonio" and was the prototype for Miss Kitty from Gunsmoke.
Very Good in Good jacket. Inscribed by the Author First edition, inscribed by author. Very good in a good dust jacket. book shows mild shelf wear, warmly inscribed on front fly-leaf. Jacket has has some edge-wear, chipping. two taped and one unsealed tear to rear, now in protective mylar.
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. NF/NF Hardcover; red cloth; 199 pp.; some b/w photographs. A biography of "the mysterious aristocrat who became a lady gambler and female daredevil of frontier days." Price clipped jacket, else a beautiful copy of an odd and fascinating story, protected in a brodart cover.
Good. Dust jacket in acceptable condition. First edition. Shelf and handling wear to cover and binding, with general signs of previous use. Some tears to dust jacket, in particular a long tear down the front cover on the right side. Binding is sound. Pages are intact and free of marks. From the private library of Ramon Adams, famed author of "Western Words" and "Six Guns & Saddle Leather, " this book also features a personal, typewritten reminscience of Lottie Deno written by her grandson. Secure packaging for safe delivery.
Photos. Very Good+ in Very Good jacket. 8vo-Over 8"-9" Tall. viii, 199 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj yel-red w/black-red lettering w/photo of Lottie on the front cover. The story of mysterious aristocrat who became a lady gambler and female daredevil of frontier days. She was called the Angel of San Antonio, where she pitted her skill with cards in the gambling halls of Old San Antonio before moving on to Old Fort Griffin where she played a lonely hadn with the most notorious gamblers of the frnotier. This is the last biographical work of J. Marvin Hunter, and with exception of a few co-ordinating passages it was complete when death overtook him. The posthumous publication of his last book, was the fulfillment of the authro's request by his foru children, John Warren Hunter, Myra Jennette Saul, J. Marvin Hunter, Jr., and Susie Rachel Short. dj price-clipped, couple small holes on the fore edge of the dj front flap, prev owner wrote on the ffep "To Betsy, Happy Birthday! Love Susan 1-4-05"
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