Author:Wister, Owen; Hosic, James Fleming; Moffett, H.Y

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The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains

By: Wister, Owen; Hosic, James Fleming; Moffett, H.Y.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Macmillan Company: 1930

Seller ID: 2277913

Condition: Good


Quarter inch tear to spine-head cloth, hinges starting, ink name on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1930 Small Hard Cover. xvii, 567 pp. The Virginian (otherwise titled The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains) is a 1902 novel set in the Wild West by the American author Owen Wister, (1860-1938). It describes the life of a cowboy on a cattle ranch in Wyoming and was the first true fictional western ever written, aside from short stories and pulp dime novels. The Virginian paved the way for many more westerns by such authors as Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, and several others. View more info