LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF FRANK AND JESSE JAMES THE NOTED WESTERN OUTLAWS
St. Louis: N. D. Thompson, 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Collectible Good. Item #2111027
1st printing. Gilt and blindstamped 8vo cloth. 383pp. Illus. Verso of last leaf advertises, with a portrait, the Life and Marvelous Adventures of Wild Bill, The Scout, etc. also published by Thompson. This important book is a good copy that has been professionally rebacked with most of the original spine. Corners worn and exposed, but holding. The boards are sound with some soiling and some white specks/spots on the back. New endpapers front and back similar in color tone to the originals. The title page at the upper gutter has a 1 1/2" repaired split. Very, very scarce now in this edition. Howes D6, 6-guns 538, cf 150 #43 & Rader 1020.