Thursday, November 27, 2014

The Rifle Belonging to Hopalong Never Missed—and Besides, He Had Made His Wish (1912)

Clarence Edward Mulford and John Wood Clay, Buck Peters, Ranchman: Being a Story of What Happened When Buck Peters and Hopalong Cassidy, and Their Bar-20 Associates Went to Montana, Illustrations by Maynard Dixon (Chicago: A.C. McClurg and Company, 1912), 250.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The Cold Blooded Murder Was Noticed by Fifty Persons at Least and There Arose from the Crowd a Universal Cry of Horror and Indignation at the Bloody Deed (1854)

T.B. Thorpe, The Hive of “The Bee Hunter,” a Repository Sketches including Peculiar American Character, Scenery, and Rural Sports (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1854), 164.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

A Man in the Dark Narrow Passage Attempted to Trip Me as I Ran (1905)

William Le Queux, The Cxar’s Spy: A Story of a Matter of Millons, Illustrated by T.H. Robinson (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1905), frontispiece.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

I Had a Full View of the Race (1883)

Meshach Browning, Forty-four Years of the Life of a Hunter: Being Reminiscences of Meshach Browning, a Maryland Hunter, Roughly Written Down by Himself , Revised and Illustrated by E. Stabler (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1883), 144.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Love in the Foothills (1908)

W.C. Morrow, “Love in the Foothills,” Success Magazine 11 (September 1908): 560.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Combatants Cut and Slashed with Savage Fury (1895)

Howard Pyle, The Story of Jack Ballister's Fortunes;  being the narrative of the adventures of a young gentleman of good family, who was kidnapped in the year 1719 and carried to the plantations of the continent of Virginia; where he fell in with that famous pirate Captain Edward Teach, or Blackbeard; of his escape from the pirates and the rescue of a young lady from out their hands (New York: The Century Company, 1895), 383.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

If You Sound an Alarm I Shall Shoot (1914)

Grant Carpenter, “Tales of Old Chinatown, II. The Boy Girl,” Illustrated by Arthur Cahill, Sunset 33 (November 1914): 939.