DescriptionDean F. Krakel. The Saga of Tom Horn. The Story of a Cattlemen's War With Personal Narratives, Newspaper Accounts and Official Documents and Testimonies. [Laramie, Wyoming: Powder River Publishers, 1954]. First edition, expurgated version. Signed by the Krakel on the free endpaper. 8vo. 277 pages. Illustrated with photographic plates, and several line drawings in the text. Publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt. Titles slightly dulled with only minor shelf wear, mainly at the spine ends and corners, otherwise a very good copy.
More Information: " Adams, Guns 1256. Adams, Herd 1287: "This book was not released for some time after it was printed on account of a threatened lawsuit, until the pictures on pages 25, 27, 28, 37, and 240, and the text on pages 13 and 54 were deleted and changes tipped in. The book deals mostly with the trial of Tom Horn for the killing of Willie Nickels." Adams, One-Fifty 92: "Scarce... A thorough study of the trial and execution of Tom Horn." The Steve McQueen movie Tom Horn was based on this book.
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