O’HENRY’s Complete Works Antique Books from the Wild West

Posted on August 3rd, 2011 by Admin

Here is an amazing set of antique books about the wild west. O’Henry’s brilliant works presented in gorgeous leather bindings. Extremely well preserved. Each volume contains a frontis protected by tissue and several plates.

This set includes the following titles:

  • Heart of the West
  • The Gentle Grafter
  • Rolling Stones
  • The Trimmed lamp
  • The Voice of the City
  • Roads of Destiny
  • Strictly Business
  • Sixes and Sevens
  • Options
  • Cabbages and Kings
  • The Four Million
  • Whirligigs

Famous for the short story, O. Henry wrote with realistic detail based on his first hand experiences both in Texas and in New York City. In 1907, he published many of his Texas stories in The Heart of the West, a volume that includes “The Reformation of Calliope,” “The Caballero’s Way,” and “The Hiding of Black Bill.” Another highly acclaimed Texas writer, J. Frank Dobie, later referred to O. Henry’s “Last of The Troubadours” as “”the best range story in American fiction.”

This set is available on eBay with a buy it now price of just $875. Also make sure to take a look at some more antique books from the wild west era.

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