Hands Up or Thirty-Five Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains

Cook, Gen D. J. (compiled by Cook, John W.)

Published by W F Robinson Printing Co, Denver, 1897
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Jayhawker Special Collections (Lawrence, KS, U.S.A.)

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Mylar protected brown cloth boards with gilt titling on cover and spine. No DJ. Clean, square binding and corners, w/ min soiling, rubbing, edge wear. Fr paste down cracking along gutter and back gutter loosening. The book discusses the Last Legal Hanging, Italian Murderers, the Musgrove Gang, The Wall Murder Mystery, The Leichsenring Robbery, A Deal with the Black Hills Road Agents, A Utah Murderer's Capture, A Desperate Railroad Contractor, Dealing with Strikers, Ragsdale Gates, and A Mexican Bandit. Orig book purch info penciled in on bep otherwise, clean throughout on age toned pages w/ occasional newspaper clippings scattered throughout. 442 pps incl b&w photos and illus's. . Howes C728, Graff 862, Rader 905, Adams Six-Guns 483, One-Fifty 34, Henkle 249, Wilcox p32. From the collection of the late E.P. Lamborn, noted amateur historian and collector of items on plainsmen, crime and criminals of the Middle West in the late 19th to early 20th centuries. His collection of books often include hand-written notations, newspaper clippings and info from friends, relatives, companies, law officers, etc., who dealt with the subject at hand. Bookseller Inventory # 000175

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Title: Hands Up or Thirty-Five Years of Detective ...

Publisher: W F Robinson Printing Co, Denver

Publication Date: 1897

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 2nd Edition

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