He Hanged Them High: An Authentic Account of the Fanatical Judge Who Hanged Eighty-Eight Men

By: CROY, Homer

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Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An ex-library, first edition copy of this biography of frontier Judge Isaac C. Parker. This account contends that Judge Parker sentenced 88 men to death by hanging, working out of Fort Smith, Arkansas as he administered justice in lawless western Arkansas and Indian country to the west. With black & white frontis photographic portrait of Judge Parker, as well as about 10 photos on plates (all present). First edition confirmed with "Forth" typo i.l.o. "Fort" at p.83 (per Six Guns 522). --- In gold cloth-covered boards with titling and decorations in red to spine; red topstain. Volume lacks the dust jacket. --- With U.S. Air Force library rubberstampings and other ownership evidence, subsequent owner's inked info. to front free endpaper, some light dampstaining and with somewhat cocked spine. Leaves have yellowed somewhat, spine titling dulled, partial split at title page but binding remains tight.; Ex-Library; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xix, 278 pages

Title: He Hanged Them High: An Authentic Account of the Fanatical Judge Who Hanged Eighty-Eight Men

Author Name: CROY, Homer

Categories: >>Law and Economics, >>History of Colorado & the Old West,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York / Boston, Duell, Sloan and Pearce / Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 82554