[Unidentified (binding design); Bardwell, George Willis (frontispiece)]; Ford, Paul Leicester
Title THE GREAT K & A TRAIN ROBBERY
Book Condition Near fine
Edition First edition
Publisher New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1897
Seller ID 1091
12mo (5" x 7¼"). pp.200. First printing. An unsigned binding design in gold, black and red on light blue cloth of the front of two steam engines with titles surrounded by a single rule border. Spine with titles and a telegraph pole with insulators in black and gold. Includes black and white frontis. after a painting by Bardwell. Title page printed in black and red; t.e.g. A modern fictional detective story set in the Southwest. A staged robbery is intended to stop the takeover of the Kansas and Arizona Railroad by financial manipulation. A handsome poster style binding with a very slight darkening to the spine. BAL 6213; Burns, The Railroad in American Fiction. 276.
poster style, railroad, detective, bardwell, gilt, gold, poster, robbery, steam engine,