DescriptionThe James and Younger Gangs: A Library of Vintage Volumes Regarding Their Lives and Times, Twenty-Four in All. A ready-made research library for those either with a casual interest in this subject or for the serious historian. We do note that many of these early accounts are quite sensationalized. There are several books here that rarely appear on the market. Many have labels or other ID as being from the Zink Collection. Included, as follows:
(1) Augustus C. Appler: Bank and Train Robbers of the West James Boys, Younger Brothers, Etc. (Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Co., 1882).
(2) T. T. Bradley: Lives of Frank and Jesse James and Noted Guerrillas (St. Louis: J. W. Marsh, 1880).
(3-4) W. C. Bronaugh: The Youngers' Fight for Freedom (Columbia, Missouri: E. W. Stephens Publishing Company, 1906). Two identical copies.
(5) J. W. Buel: The Border Outlaws (St. Louis: Historical Publishing Co., 1882).
(6) J. W. Buel: The Border Outlaws (St. Louis: Sun Publishing Co., 1882). Poor condition.
(7) J. W. Buel: The Border Bandits (Chicago: Donohue, Henneberry & Co.,1893).
(8) J. W. Buel: The Border Bandits Jessie and Frank James (Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co., ).
(9) J. W. Buel: The Younger Bro. Bank and Train Robbers (Chicago: M. A. Donohue & Co, [1902?]).
(10) H. H. Crittenden: The Crittenden Memoirs (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1936). Signed autograph edition #83 of 100.
(11) J. A. Dacus, Ph.D.: The James and Younger Brothers (St. Louis: N. D. Thompson & Co., 1881).
(12) Jay Donald: Life and Adventures of the James Brothers (Philadelphia: Douglas Brothers, 1882).
(13) John N. Edwards: Noted Guerrillas (St. Louis: Bryan, Brand & Company, 1877).
(14) Welche Gordon: Jesse James and His Pals (Chicago: Laird & Lee, 1893).
(15) Grannan Detective Bureau: Grannan's Warning against Fraud and Valuable Information (Akron: The Werner Ptg. & Litho, Co., 1893).
(16) W. C. Heilbron: Convict Life at the Minnesota State Prison, Stillwater, Minnesota (St. Paul: W. C. Heilbron, 1909).
(17) George Huntington: Robber and Hero (Northfield, MN: The Christian Way Company, 1895).
(18) Jesse James, Jr.: Jesse James My Father (Cleveland: Economy Book League, 1933). Softbound in leatherette covers.
(19) Jesse James, Jr.: Jesse James My Father (New York: Frederick Fell, Inc., Publishers, 1957). Facsimile edition.
(20) Robertus Love: The Rise and Fall of Jesse James (New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1926).
(21) George Miller, Jr.: The Trial of Frank James for Murder with Confessions of Dick Liddie and Clarence Hite and History of the "James Gang" (Kansas City, MO: George Miller, Jr., 1898). Hardbound edition.
(22) George Miller, Jr.: The Trial of Frank James for Murder with Confessions of Dick Liddie and Clarence Hite and History of the "James Gang" (Kansas City, MO: George Miller, Jr., 1898). Paper wraps, poor condition.
(23) A. F. Pinkerton: Jim Cummings (Chicago: Laird & Lee Publishers, 1887).
(24) Edward Thomas Roe: The James Gang (Chicago: The Henneberry Company, ).
All books are listed by cover titles. Conditions generally range from fair to very good unless otherwise noted. A difficult, if not impossible, group to assemble today.
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