Wanted! Wanted Posters of the Old West
by Barbara Fifer and Martin J. Kidston
This rare collection of wanted posters from the American West is a historical treasure. The book's over 150 original wanted posters, fugitive notices, and Pinkerton Agency circulars are supplemented by fascinating details about the technology of identification, the history of wanted posters, and the stories behind the crimes, which ranged from horse theft, safe blowing, and train robbery, to seduction, white slavery, and murder. Posters for notorious bandits such as Jesse James, Butch Cassidy, and the Sundance Kid are also featured.