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Inscribed by William S. Hart to Clarence Ellsworth

Lot 0153
Author: Hart, William S.
Title: Hoof-Beats
Author: Hart, William S.
Place: New York
Publisher: The Dial Press, Inc.
Date: 1933

Description: Octavo. Original yellow cloth binding, with black titles. First edition. A thrilling tale of “Indians, cowboys, hidden treasure, troopers, mustangs, guns, love, and life and death” set in the Big Horn country during the 1870s. Stage actor turned Hollywood star, William S. Hart (1864-1946) was for movie fans a cherished symbol of the romantic Old West. His silent westerns offered excitement, lessons in righteous behavior, and a nostalgic vision of the American frontier. This copy is inscribed by Hart to noted Western artist Clarence Ellsworth on the front flyleaf. Donated by johnson rare books & archives, Covina, CA.

Condition: Light fading along the extremities of the boards. Some general browning and mild shelfwear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good. Item number: 270062

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Inscribed by William S. Hart to Clarence Ellsworth

Estimate $200 - $300Feb 11, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA