A Kansas Hell, Or Life In The Kansas Penitentiary
Reynolds, John N.
The Bee Pub. Co. 1889. 1st. 255 pgs. Frontis, preface and warning, "This book tells of hell - a Kansas Hell. Persons whose desire is to peruse works that tell about heaven only are urged to drop this book and run. The Author." Adams Six "The author tells about many of his fellow prisoners of the Kansas and Missouri penitentiaries. Among them Bill Bryan, a former member of the James gang." Adams did not know of the 1889 1st edition. The book, published several times created a minor uproar for the barbarious conditions it exposed. Hinges re-inforced, overall in vg cond.