Title Redskin and Cow-Boy. A Tale of the Western Plains. With twelve page illustrations by Alfred Pearse.
Publisher London, Blackie & Son, Limited. 1892 1st edition
Seller ID 78696
Hardback, 8vo. (7x5 ins.) In red pictorial bevelled cloth covers with gilt to spine and front. Brown endpapers. Olive edges. In very good condition. Cover is rubbed and faded; corners bumped, edges and ends of spine rubbed. Some fading and rubbing to boards. Some minor marks to rear. Leather gilt bookplate “Ex Libris J.E. Knott,” and pasted article “A Pleader to the Reader...”. Inscription to following page “Austin Von Stealendorf(?).” Occasional small marks and handling spots. Reinforced edge to title page, Else a clean and tight copy. 384pp. 32pp cat. With twelve page illustrations by Alfred Pearse. Newbolt comments that this may be the first ‘Western’ novel ever written.
G. A. HENTY G. A. HENTY, Redskin, Cow-Boy, Western Plains, Alfred Pearse, first edition, Blackie,