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Romance And Dim Trails. A History Of Clay County  Katherine Christian (Mrs. J. W. Douthitt [Editor-In Chief]

Romance And Dim Trails. A History Of Clay County

Katherine Christian (Mrs. J. W. Douthitt [Editor-In Chief]

Publication: William T Tardy, Publisher, 1938, Dallas

First edition. 8vo. Red, decorated cloth, titles stamped in gilt on front cover and spine, maps on front and rear endpapers, [16], 280 pp., errata slip tipped-in, frontispiece, foreword, illustrated from photographs, plates, portraits, brands and ranches (pp. 269 - 280). Many historical articles that give a comprehensive look at the county’s early history, written by many who witnessed it, plus several early pioneer biographies. Six Guns 616 says : "In one chapter the author writes that the James and Younger brothers visited Clay County, where the sister of the Jameses lived for a time. She also tells of a man who came there in 1936 claiming to be the real Jesse James, and says he was quite convincing. Such impersonations went on for years." Fine, bright copy.

Inventory Number: 47015

$375.00