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Wister, Owen | The limited signed edition of The Virginian

Estimate:

3,000 - 4,000 USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Wister, Owen | The limited signed edition of The Virginian

Wister, Owen | The limited signed edition of The Virginian

Estimate:

3,000 - 4,000 USD

Lot sold:

4,032

USD

The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman


Wister, Owen

The Virginian. A Horseman of the Plains. New York: Macmillan, 1911


8vo (224 x 140 mm, uncut). Color frontispiece, 10 plates and numerous text vignettes by C. M. Russell and Frederick Remington. Publisher's gilt-lettered quarter vellum, brown gilt-lettered paper boards, top edges gilt; spine slightly darkened and spotted. Brown buckram clamshell case, red morocco gilt lettering-piece.


Copy 5 of 100 numbered copies, signed by Wister and printed on Japan vellum. One of the most famous of all western novels and the inspiration for many later films and works of fiction. This limited edition was issued nine years after the first edition.


REFERENCE

Dykes, Remington 1128; Six-Score 116; Yost & Renner 26a

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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