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Lot 278[TEXAS]
BARDE, FREDERICK S. (compiler). Life and Adventures of "Billy'' Dixon of Adobe Walls, Texas Panhandle...
Guthrie, Oklahoma: [Mrs. Olive Dixon, 1914]. Presumed first edition. Publisher's green gilt lettered cloth. 7 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches (19.5 x 13.5 cm); 320 pp. illustrated after photographs. A fine copy.
Dixon was a scout, plainsman, buffalo hunter, and Indian fighter, fought at the second battle of Adobe Walls (which he helped found) in 1874, and later that year, enlisted as a scout by Nelson A. Miles, earned the Congressional Medal of Honor (a rare award for a civilian) in the Buffalo Wallow Fight against a Kiowa and Comanche Indian offensive. Howes B134.

C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Sold for $281
Estimate $250-350

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