THE BADMAN OF THE WEST
George HendricksSan Antonio: The Naylor Company Publishers, 1942, 1950. xv,248pp. Index. Bibliography. Appendix. Illustrations by Frank Anthony Stanush. Photographs. Foreword by Ranger Captain John R. Hughes. Red cloth with black lettering. Frontis. Pictorial endsheets. Dust jacket testimonials by J. Frank Dobie, William MacLeod Raine, and Mody C. Boatright. Revised second printing. Externally, the book is a bright, near fine copy. Internally, there is a previous owner’s name on the recto of the frontis page and offsetting from newspaper clippings. The colorful pictorial dust jacket has a triangular piece missing from the front panel and chipping to the spine ends, overall good+. Adams, Six-Guns 969: “The author makes an attempt to analyze the bad man from the psychological point of view…..he tells nothing new though he does approach his subject from a new angle.” The appendix gives the physical characteristics and demeanor of a number of western badmen. Contains some errors but is interesting reading.