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Title:
History of Virgil Stewart, and His Adventure in Capturing an Exposing the Great "Western Land Pirate" and His Gang, in Connexion with the Evidence; Also of the Trials, Confessions, and Execution of a Number of Murrell's Associates in the State of Mississippi During the Summer of 1835, and the Execution of Five Professional Gamblers of the Citizens of Vicksburg on on the 6th July, 1835

Author:
Howard, H.R., comp.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Brothers

Date:
1936

Description:
273 (incl. initial blank leaf) + 36 ad pp. 7½x4½, original cloth. First Edition. First edition of the "earliest account of a detective's experiences in bringing to justice the Murrell gang of outlaws." Adams Six-guns 1045; Howes H700.

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Condition:
Some shelf wear, most of spine label lacking; front free endpaper missing, some foxing within, else very good.


 
Item number:
123409
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