Secondhand. Good condition. Ex library copy with external labels and protective plastic covering. Stamps and partial date due slip on inside page. Book is clean and binding is very good.
In this first volume of The Wild West, Drake tells stories about the squattocracy, the cattle kings and the land barons; mounted police, sheriffs and posses in the pursuit of their elusive prey; bushrangers and outlaws and why they are so loved in popular fantasy; stockmen, ringers and cowboys; early white settlement and both friendly and hostile contact with indigenous peoples; and six shooters, gun slingers, snider rifles and infamous shoutouts. (backcover)