Titel: Gambling In The Kansas Cattle Towns: A ...
Einband: Soft cover
Zustand: as new
Auflage: 1st Edition
1st printing in the Kansas History Magazine, as new condition, 80 pages. An excellent overview of Gambling in the Kansas cattle towns as a respectable profession, not the oldest profession, but the oldest obsesion, the true occupational gambler was a consummate craftsman, and his skill could be absolutely bewildering to his opponent. In Abilene, Dodge City, Caldwell, Ellsworth, through these cattle towns passed the likes of Luke Short, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Harry Gryden, Dick Evans, Mike Meagher, Joseph McCoy, etc. Illustrated with photographs and gambling paraphenalia. The footnotes are a source information for further study, 21 pages. Also, in this issue is an article on the Santa Fe Railroad Enginemen's strike of 1878, and Kansas Highways, 1917-1930, also, Indian Water Rights in the middle Arkansas river valley. Also, a review of forty one Western Americana books, some are rather obscure titles, and reviews of magazine and newspaper articles of Western interest. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 001606
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