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    Riders of the Purple Sage (Fox, 1918). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    "Riders of the Purple Sage" is arguably Zane Grey's best-known novel. Originally published in 1912, it was one of the earliest works of Western fiction and played an important role in popularizing the genre in both literature and film. In this screen adaptation (the first of several versions made), William Farnum plays Lassiter, a former Texas Rangers who devotes his life pursuing a group of Mormons who kidnapped his married sister. The half sheet for this saga full of adventure, love and heartbreak has pinholes in the corners, a light dust shadow along the lower border, very light smudging in the right border, a tear in the right border that extends into the field, a smaller edge tear in the upper section of the left border and creases in the top and left borders. Early Western fans will not want the rare paper on this title to pass them by. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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