St. Louis, Mo. Historical Publishing Co., 1881. First Edition. Octavo. Item #021672
Second printing the same year as the first printing. Two books in one. 252pp. The Border Outlaws, An authentic and thrilling history of the most noted bandits of ancient or modern times, the Younger brothers, Jesse and Frank James and their comrades in crime and 160pp.The Border Bandits. An authentic and thrilling history of the noted outlaws, Jesse and Frank James and their bands of highwaymen....two frontispieces, illustrated in black and white with 12 full page chromolithographs. Bound in brown embossed cloth lettered in gilt, spine gilt but fading, rear inner hinge cracked, corners worn, some fraying to spine ends, early previous owner's bookplate. A good copy.