Chicago; St. Louis: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1882. New Edition. Hardcover. 8vo. 358 + 285pp. Illustrations; frontispiece at beginning of both parts. Original green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and gilt illustration of a robber on front board; embossed black lettering to front board. A near very good copy (wear to extremities; front hinge cracked; short tape repair to one plate; general wear from reading); still a nice copy of a poorly produced book. Item #11380
The full title reads 'Train and Bank Robbers of the West. A Romantic but Faithful Story of Bloodshed and Plunder Perpetrated by Missouri's DaringOutlaws. A Thrilling Story of the Adventures and Exploits of Frank and Jesse James, Missouri's Twin Wraiths of Robbery and Murder, Containing a Complete Sketch of the Romance of Guerrilla Warefare; Together with a Graphic and Detailed Account of the Robberies and Murders of Twenty Years;and The Last Daring Feats of the James Confederacy in the Robbery and Murder on the Rock Island Train, July 14th, 1881, and at Glendale, Mo.,Sept. 17th, 1881; To Which is Added an Account of The Tragic End of Jesse James, Shot by a Confederate, April 3d, 1882. Together with A Record of the Wild and Reckless Career of The Younger Brothers Now Incarcerated inthe Penetentiary at Stillwater, Minn.' (Howes A295) All domestic orders are fully trackable - Images available upon request.