1882 · Hannibal, MO
A very fine copy of this rare account of illegal acts in Missouri, Iowa, and Ohio in the 1860s and 70s, with illustrations of the crime scenes and perpetrators' portraits.
"Lurid narrative of midwestern crime, comparable to Bonney's classic Banditti of the Prairies" (Howes). "History of the outlaws of the Nauvoo country. The author, an Alexandria, Missouri editor, was personally acquainted with many of the desperate characters in this chronicle" (Adams).
Adams, Six Guns and Saddle Leather, 1581; Howes M907, aa; Storm, Graff Collection, 2935. (Inventory #: 39488)