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Mercer"s Banditti of the plains

Nixon Orwin Rush

Mercer"s Banditti of the plains

the story of the first book giving an account of the cattlemen"s invasion of Wyoming in 1892.

by Nixon Orwin Rush

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Published by Florida State University Library in Tallahassee .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mercer, A. S. 1839-1917.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF761.M58 R8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 67 p.
    Number of Pages67
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5841498M
    LC Control Number61062987
    OCLC/WorldCa1831758

      Title: The Banditti of the Plains Or the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in [The Crowning Infamy of the Ages]Author: Mercer. A[sa] ption: [2], pp. Portraits; map. (8vo) original black cloth. First edition of "one of the rarities of western Americana" (Adams). Mercer was editor and publisher of a stock journal whose livelihood depended on paid advertisements . It has been said that "The Banditti of the Plains" is one of the most important of the Wyoming range war publications. Asa Shinn Mercer ( – ) was the editor of the Northwestern Livestock Grower, first president of the Territorial University of Washington, and a member of the Washington State Senate.4/5(4).

    The Banditti of the Plains is the story of the epic cam paign of the range wars, the invasion of Johnson County by the cattle barons of Wyoming and their Texas mercenar ies in the spring of ninety-two, A better title for the book was used in a subsequent edi tion, when it was called The Powder River Invasion, Bandit* ti is an obscure term, suggesting masked highwaymen, xxtv FOREWORD carrying horse .   texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The Bandits Of The Plains Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The Bandits Of The Plains by Publication date Publisher William H Kittrel Collection universallibrary.

    The Banditti of the Plains. George Fields, Arvilla Parker. Hardcover. Very good / No jacket. Item # "or the cattlemen's invasion of Wyoming in 'The crowning infamy of the ages'" Illustrated by Arvilla Parker. Printed by the Grabhorn Press. Limited to cc. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mercer, A.S. (Asa Shinn), Banditti of the plains. San Francisco, Printed for George Fields by the Grabhorn press,


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History is best when told through the eyes of one who was there, and “The Banditti of the Plains” by Asa Shinn Mercer definitely qualifies. Mercer was the publisher of the Northwestern Livestock Journal, giving him a perfect spot to view the Johnson County War in the late 19th century.

Don’t be put off by the strong bias of the author/5(48). Mercer's Banditti of the plains: the story of the first book giving an account of the cattlemen's invasion of Wyoming in [N.

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The Banditti of the Plains: Or The Cattlemen’s Invasion of Wyoming in Inwhen A. Mercer published this angry eyewitness account of the cattlemen’s invasion of Wyoming, the book was so thoroughly and ruthlessly suppressed that few copies of that edition remain today/5.

His account is told in his book The Banditti of the Plains (), which was suppressed in its day, and is still difficult to find in public libraries in some parts of the Western U.S. Following the events of the Johnson County War, which included destruction of his newspaper office by arson, Mercer settled into the quiet life of a successful rancher in Hyattville, Wyoming, where he died in /5(45).

The Banditti of the Plains: Or the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in (The Crowning Infamy Mercers Banditti of the plains book the Ages) by A. Mercer, William Kittredge (Designed by)Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.

Synopsis: Inwhen A. Mercer published this angry eyewitness account of the cattlemen’s invasion of Wyoming, the book was so thoroughly and ruthlessly suppressed that few copies of that edition remain today/5(93).

Moe's Books (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title The Banditti of the Plains Author A. Mercer Illustrator Arvilla Parker Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very good Jacket condition No jacket Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover Publisher George Fields Date published Mercer's Banditti of the Plains: The Story of the First Book Giving an Account of the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in Tallahassee, Fla.: The Florida State University Library, Mercer, Allen.

Telephone interview with the author. Ma Mercer, John. Telephone interview with the author. March 15 Details about BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS by Asa Mercer ~ 2nd Edition ~ BANNED BOOKS Cattlemen.

BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS by Asa Mercer ~ 2nd Edition ~ BANNED BOOKS Cattlemen. Item Information. Condition: not specified. Price: US $ $34 for 12 monthsopens a installment calculator layer * $34 for 12 months. Minimum purchase Rating: % positive. His account is told in his book The Banditti of the Plains (), which was suppressed in its day, and is still difficult to find in public libraries in some parts of the Western U.S.

Following the events of the Johnson County War, which included destruction of his newspaper office by arson, Mercer settled into the quiet life of a successful rancher in Hyattville, Wyoming, where he died in /5(47).

The Banditti of the Plains: Or the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in (The Crowning Infamy of the Ages) (The Western Frontier Library) by Mercer, A. Seller Second Chance Books & Comics Published Condition Good - Ex-Library Copy Edition Third Printing Item Price $.

The Banditti of the Plains, first published in (and republished in ), is an eyewitness exposé of Wyoming's Johnson County range war of the early conflict between cattlemen and small homesteaders, began when cattle companies ruthlessly persecuted supposed cattle-rustlers in : The Banditti of the Plains or, The Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in (The Crowning Infamy of the Ages) (The Western Frontier Library Series) by Mercer, A.

"The Banditti of the Plains is the story of the epic campaign of the range wars, the invasion of Johnson County by the cattle barons of Wyoming and their Texas mercenaries in the spring of ninety-two." (Foreword). Adams, A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmenfor.

Mercer: Banditti of the Plains or the Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in (Paperback or Softback) Mercer, A. Published by University of Oklahoma Press 9/15/ ()/5(93). Banditti of the Plains is a book written by Asa Mercer about the Johnson County War in Wyoming, United States.

Publication history. The title of the book was taken from a now-forgotten Western titled The Banditti of the Range. [citation needed]. BANDITTI OF THE PLAINS, or the CATTLEMEN'S INVASION OF WYOMING IN by A. MERCER. Published by I. McPherren, Sheridan, Wyoming, Second Edition.

Original illustrated heavy paper wraps. pages. The first edition of this book is one of the truly rare books of Wyoming & the West, and it has it's own Rating: % positive.

Banditti of the Plains or the Cattleman's Invasion of Wyoming in The Crowning Infamy of the Ages by Mercer, Asa S. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press, Book. Very Good+. Hardcover. pages, illustrations. New introduction by James Mitchell Clarke. Six-Guns "The first edition of this book is one of the rarities of western Americana.

Banditti of the Plains by A.S. Mercer starting at $ Banditti of the Plains has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The banditti of the plains Item Preview remove-circle The banditti of the plains by Mercer, A.

S. (Asa Shinn), Publication date Topics Cattle trade, Crime, Criminals Publisher.The Banditti of the Plains, first published in (and republished in ), is an eyewitness expos of Wyoming's Johnson County range war of the early s. The conflict between cattlemen and small homesteaders, began when cattle companies ruthlessly persecuted supposed cattle-rustlers in Wyoming.The Banditti of the Plains Or The Cattlemen's Invasion Of Wyoming In By A.S.

Mercer. Condition is Acceptable. Has dust jacket but that is in poor condition. Seller Rating: % positive.