St. Louis. 1881. 252; ,160pp. plus frontispiece and 12 chromolithographs. Original brown cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Spine faded, head and tail with chipping. Contemporary ownership signature on front flyleaf. Mild toning. Very good. Item #WRCAM50030
The first edition of this account of the Younger and James gangs. The first section is devoted to to the Younger brothers, and the second comprises the story of Frank and Jesse James. With twelve color lithographic plates illustrating the bloody fights and robberies of the outlaws during the Civil War and after. Also contains an added chapter to the James Boys section on the Winston, Mo., train robbery of July 15, 1881. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 313. HOWES B933. GRAFF 466.