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    1881 Rare Specimen Books - J. W. Buel's "The Border Outlaws" and "The Border Bandits" Excerpts of both of these popular books telling the stories of the Younger Brothers and Frank and Jesse James are published in this salesman's sample. Many of the portraits and color plates of the full editions are included. Inside the front cover is a sample leather spine with Border Outlaws and "Buel" in gilt. Bound into the back is a price list and several blank journal lined pages, likely for the salesman to notate orders received. Brown cloth over boards, blindstamped both front and back with gilt titles. Condition is very good with a tight binding, some soiling on the covers and inside pages, corners bumped, name written on first free endpaper, 5.25" x 7.5" in size. Very desirable.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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