New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1922. First edition, First State (code G-W). Hardcover.
Publisher's gilt green cloth with mounted photographic illustration to upper cover. 8 1/8 by 5 1/4 inches (20.75 by 13.5 cm); [ix], 394 pp.; frontispiece portrait, plates after photographs, half-title. First edition, First State (code G-W).
The bindings are tight and square. Text clean with occasional spotting, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with light rubbing and wear to cloth and mounted photograph, spine age-toned, gilt letters a bit dulled.
A Very Good Hardcover; No Dust Jacket. Item #16617
Zane Grey is known for his popular adventure novels and stories associated with the Western genre in literature and the arts; he idealized the American frontier.
In this collection of stories and essays about the American West we find a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, as Grey recounts his travels and the many different characters he encountered, as well as the challenges they faced and the lessons they learned along the way.
One of the standout elements of "Tales of Lonely Trails" is Grey's vivid and descriptive writing, which brings the western landscape to life and creates a sense of adventure and excitement at every turn. The book is filled with thrilling action scenes, including shootouts, horseback chases, and wilderness encounters, making it a captivating read for anyone who loves westerns.