Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1961.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very good in a Fair dust jacket. 308 pp, with index, illustrations, notes, map endpapers. Corners lightly bumped, small pale stain to lower corner of front board. Front free endpaper has a previous owner's name written in ink and is a bit rippled. Binding tight and square, contents clean. Dust jacket is heavily chipped and has several tears mended internally with tape. Account of the role of cattlemen as pioneers, adventurers, and early enforcers of law and order in the American West. Adams, Six-Guns (#92): "Has some information on the Johnson County War and a mention of such gunmen as Wild Bill Hickok and Billy the Kid."