Publication: The Southern History Company, 1901, New York, Louisville, St Louis
First Edition. Original three-quarter leather and cloth, marbled end papers. All edges gilt. Raised bands and titles in gilt on spine. Profusely illustrated with plates and portraits. Preface. Volume I: A to CIV--viii, 632pp. Volume II: CIV to GAR--iv, 560pp. Volume III: GAR to LAU--iv, 598pp. Volume IV: LAU to NUN--iv, 598pp. Volume V: OAK to SLO--iv, 608pp. Volume VI: SLO to ZWA--iv, 560pp. A very scarce set, with much information about people, places, and events in the history of Missouri up until 1900. "Rare...Tells of the James boys, the Youngers, and Bob and Charlie Ford."-Adams, Six Guns 476. Light, professional, cosmetic restoration to spine ends and corners, else near Fine. An exceptionally handsome set.
Inventory Number: 48143