Renno's Raiders

By: James Lamar Weygand (1919-2003)

Price: $85.00

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Condition: Very Good

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Nappanee, IN: (Printed by James Lamar Weygand for Maestro Books), 1966.

Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches. (25) pp. Frontispiece, title page, color illustration, colophon; text clean, unmarked. Pictorial orange paper over boards; binding square and tight. Glen Dawson's copy without distinguishing marks. GKK220-030. Very Good.

LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies, printed from handset type by James Lamar Weygand for Maestro Books. In 1866, the Reno gang conducted the world's first train robbery in Seymore, Indiana. This little volume includes two excerpts from contemporary newspaper reports of the event. The Reno family name is spelled throughout the book as "Renno." The Maestro Press was Weygand's original imprint (See: Indiana University, Lilly Library, online article on the Indiana Kid).
REFERENCE: Bradbury, 20th-Cent. U.S. Miniature Books, No. 2558 [date in error].

Title: Renno's Raiders

Author Name: James Lamar Weygand (1919-2003)

Edition: LIMITED EDITION of 100 copies

Created: 1966

Country of Origin: United States

Illustrator: James Lamar Weygand (1919-2003)

Location Published: Nappanee, IN, Maestro Books: 1966

Binding: Pictorial orange paper over boards

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None, as issued

Size: Miniature Book. 1 3/4 x 2 1/2 inches

Type: Miniature Book

Categories: History, Miniature Book, Fine Press

Seller ID: GKK220-030

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