by Wister, Owen (Illustrated by Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington)
New York: The MacMillan Company, 1923. Early reprint. Original cloth. SIGNED and dated by the author on the half-title page. 8vo. 506pp. With illustrations by Charles M. Russell and drawings from western scenes by Frederic Remington. Ribbed maroon cloth with gilt lettering and decorative embossing to spine. Minor wear else a fine copy of a Western classic. Widely considered the first true western ever written, aside from short stories and pulp dime novels. "Although a novel, this book probably created more impressions of what a cowboy was like - even among cowboys - than any other work, fact or fiction." - Reese, Six Score 116. (44 & 44: 44; Dobie pg. 124; Graff 4725; Yost 26). (Inventory #: 17311)
Western Americana, Californiana, Americana, Travel & Exploration, General Antiquarian
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