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copyright 1950; Garden City Publishing Co., New York; hardbound with decorative boards; quite good condition with unmarked pages; previous owner's name inside cover; no dust jacket.

 

Description -

Hopalong Cassidy or Hop-along Cassidy is a fictional cowboy hero created in 1904 by the author Clarence E. Mulford, who wrote a series of popular short stories and many novels based on the character.

 

In his early writings, Mulford portrayed the character as rude, dangerous, and rough-talking. He had a wooden leg which caused him to walk with a little "hop", hence the nickname. From 1935, the character—as played by movie actor William Boyd in films adapted from Mulford's books—was transformed into a clean-cut, sarsaparilla-drinking hero. Sixty-six popular films appeared, only a few of which were loosely based on Mulford's stories.

Hopalong Cassidy Returns by Clarence E. Mulford

SKU: BS155L
$18.95Price