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The History Of Virgil A. Stewart, And His Adventure In Capturing And Exposing The Great "Western Land Pirate" And His Gang, In Connexion With The Evidence; Also Of The Trials, Confessions, And Execution Of A Number Of Murrell's Associates In The State Of Mississippi During The Summer Of 1835, And The Execution Of Five Professional Gamblers By The Citizens Of Vicksburg, On The 6th July, 1835.  H.R. Howard [Compiled By]

The History Of Virgil A. Stewart, And His Adventure In Capturing And Exposing The Great "Western Land Pirate" And His Gang, In Connexion With The Evidence; Also Of The Trials, Confessions, And Execution Of A Number Of Murrell's Associates In The State Of Mississippi During The Summer Of 1835, And The Execution Of Five Professional Gamblers By The Citizens Of Vicksburg, On The 6th July, 1835.

H.R. Howard [Compiled By]

Publication: Harper & Brothers, Cliff-St, 1836, New York

First edition. 12mo. Cloth, [2], 273 pp., [blank], plus 36 pages of advertisements, preface. Adams 150 #73 says, "Rare." "This is the earliest account of a detective's experiences in bringing to justice the Murrell gang of outlaws." Six Guns 1045 says "Rare." Moderate foxing throughout, light wear to the extremities, else a very good copy of the rare first edition of an important outlaw/lawman title.

Inventory Number: 25604

$1,250.00