Item #75203 THE VIRGINIAN: A Horseman of the Plains. Owen Wister.

THE VIRGINIAN: A Horseman of the Plains

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Set in Wyoming Territory during the 1880s, this novel describes the life of a cowboy on a cattle ranch and is considered the first true fictional western ever written, aside from short stories and pulp dime novels. Octavo: [xiv], 504, [6] p. with 8 illustrations by Arthur I. Keller. Original tan cloth binding, with decorative red, black, and gilt stamping. The rear hinge is just starting, with some general dust staining to the top edge. Minor wear to the corners and tips, with a bit of toning and light rubbing along the spine; otherwise about very good. Housed in a custom two-part cloth slipcase. Very good. Item #75203

Price: $950.00

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