By: [Unidentified (binding design); Bardwell, George Willis (frontispiece)]; Ford, Paul Leicester
New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1897
Seller ID: 1091
Condition: Near fine
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 dark... View More...