THE GREAT K. & A. ROBBERY. Paul Leicester Ford.

THE GREAT K. & A. ROBBERY.

New York: Dodd Mead and Company, 1897. Original blue cloth pictorially decorated in black and red.

First Edition of this tale, based on fact, of the foiling of a robbery of the Kansas and Arizona Railroad; in 1926 it was made into a Tom Mix western. This copy is of the first issue, with the word "Train" omitted from the title page -- the binding reads THE GREAT K & A TRAIN ROBBERY; this important word was restored in subsequent printings. The attractive binding shows two oncoming steam engines; this copy is just about fine (a couple of small faint spots on the rear cover, frontispiece tissue torn). Blanck 6213; Glover & Greene 181. Item #11488

Price: $225.00

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