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    [John Wesley Hardin]. The Life of John Wesley Hardin, from the Original Manuscript, as written by himself. Seguin: Smith & Moore, 1896. First edition. 8vo, 144 pages. Illustrated by Robert Jenkins Onderdonck. Printed wrappers. Mild toning on the covers, mostly near the spine. Hinge is cracked slightly.
    References: Basic Texas Books 84. Graff 1780. Howes H188. Six-Guns 919.


    More Information: An autobiography of one of the most notorious gunfighters the West has ever known. Due to objections from Hardin's family, the book was withdrawn from circulation and stored in a warehouse in San Antonio, and only 400 copies are thought to have survived a warehouse fire. "The edition has now become rare." (Basic Texas Books)

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