ASKING $145.00. First edition of Owen Wister's classic "The Virginian" (1st edition was published by MacMillan in April 1902) - this is the NINTH printing done in August, 1902. Cloth hardcover with impressed multicolor designs and lettering - complete - eight b&w illustrations by Arthur Keller - 504 numbered pages plus 6 unnumbered pages of ads - about 5 1/2" x 7 3/4". In overall VERY GOOD++ condition (inside NF, cover VG - soiled some and bumped) - showing minor wear/tear - no DJ. Does have the original owner's inked ID on the front page as follows: "Florence Blair Holmes Sept. 20/02." A nice tight copy - flaws, if any, are as published. One of the great western novels that helped create the American cowboy myth - coined the term "When you call me that, smile." MONEY ORDER, BANK CASHIERS CHECK, OR BANK OF AMERICA/WELLS FARGO PERSONAL CHECK. SELLER HAS MANY RATINGS ON EBAY & AMAZON - FIXED SHIPPING CHARGE CONSISTS OF PACKING, HANDLING, SHIPPING AND INSURANCE - PICK IT UP IN PERSON AND SAVE $$$$.