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    Owen Wister. The Virginian. New York: 1902. First edition.

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    Owen Wister. The Virginian: A Horsemen of the Plains. New York: MacMillan, 1902. First edition. Octavo. xiii, [1], 504, [6, ads]. Publisher's tan cloth stamped in red, black and gold with titles and illustration of a holstered gun at front board and titles and spur at spine. Some toning to cloth. Mild edgewear. Contemporary gift inscription at front free endpaper. Pencil notation at rear flyleaf. Mild toning to text. Near fine. From the private collection of Stephen Lyle Boyd.

    "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). Graff 4275; Reese, 



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