Includes bibliographical references (page 158) and index.
Gentlemen gunmen. -- Guns and gunmakers. -- Pistols from the Pecos to the red. -- Frontier fighters. -- Sheriffs, marshals and shootists. -- Riding shotgun. -- The long riders. -- Gansters and G-men.
Through the use of photographs and text this book describes the "history of the gunfighter from the early duellists through the Wild West era to the automobile-borne bandits of rural America ... also describes in ... detail the weapons ... used and the legendary men and firms who made them"--Fly-leaf.