TRUE TALES OF THE WILD WEST.
Washington, D.C.: National Geographic, (2002) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Ten historically accurate stories set in the lands west of the Mississippi River in the 19th century, written for older children and illustrated throughout with vintage photographs, drawings and maps. Included are accounts of Lewis and Clark, shooting it out with the Earps and the Clantons, the Gratton fight on the overland trail (which led to a quarter of century of Indian warfare), the Pony Express, the gold rush in California and trying to strike it rich in the Klondike, and more. INSCRIBED on the half title page "To -- Enjoy these tales of another time! Yee Hah!" and dated in the year of publication. Promotional material laid in. ISBN: 0-792282183.