Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1950.
Stated First Edition. Hardcover. 7 1/2" X 5 1/4". 210pp. Presents nicely in protective archival sleeved dust jacket. Moderate edgewear to price-clipped dust jacket with small open tears at edge of front flap, front panel edge of head of spine, and corners of rear panel, with light moderate soiling, sunning to spine, and faint dampstain. Red-orange buckram over boards, with spine lettered in black and spurs stamped in black to upper board. Mild edgewear and bumping to corners. Black mark to top edge of text block. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first edition copy of Western novelist D. B. Newton's Shotgun Guard. Good + / good. Item #2432