The Border and the Buffalo: An Untold Story of the Southwest Plains - The Bloody Border of Missouri and Kansas. The Story of the Slaughter of the Buffalo. Westward among the Big Game and Wild Tribes. A Story of Mountain and Plain

By: Cook, John R.

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First edition. Top edge of rear board faintly stained, bottom corner lightly bumped causing 1/2 inch tear to cloth revealing board beneath. 1907 Hard Cover. xii, 351 pp. 8vo. Howes C730. A firsthand account of life on the American plains, specifically treating conflict with Native Americans ('Kiowas, Comanches, and Staked Plains Apaches') in Missouri and Kansas, and the rampant hunting of buffalo which led to their near-extinction. The first chapter also deals with the author's youth in Kansas, and provides his memories of time served as a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War, and commentary on border warfare. Brief mention is also made of the Benders of Kansas, a family of serial killers responsible for at least a dozen deaths over a period of four years. Includes a frontispiece of the author, 13 plates, and 4 illustrations in text.

Title: The Border and the Buffalo: An Untold Story of the Southwest Plains - The Bloody Border of Missouri and Kansas. The Story of the Slaughter of the Buffalo. Westward among the Big Game and Wild Tribes. A Story of Mountain and Plain

Author: Cook, John R.

Categories: Big Game, American Civil War, 19th Century, Old West,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Crane & Company: 1907

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2187942

Keywords: AMERICANA OLD WEST WESTERN AMERICA UNITED STATES MISSOURI KANSAS BUFFALO BORDER WARFARE,