Publication: Coffeyville Journal Print,1892, Coffeyville
First edition. 8vo. Pictorial wrappers neatly rebound in cloth, 5 p.1.,(13), 71 (1) pp., frontis. (portrait), illustrations, portraits, plan on unnumbered page 72. Adams 150 #52 says "Rare." "The author was the editor of the Coffeyville Journal and was an eye-witness to the battle of the citizens and the Dalton Gang. It is said that he was the first man to reach the wounded Emmett Dalton. He wrote this little book to give an account of what he saw and published it in a limited edition immediately after this battle took place. This is about the best account of this battle written thus far." Six Guns 671 says "Rare." "It is now very rare and a collector's item." Lacks the original covers, a few end-pages reinforced along the edges with cellophane tape that was applied many years ago, contents clean and bound into a cloth binder with titles stamped in gold gilt on the spine. Overall a very good copy of a rare and much sought item.
Inventory Number: 3832