The Epic of a Single Strand of Wire Western Union by Zane Grey 1939 Grosset & Dunlap

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Step right up, vintage book aficionados and Western fans alike, to explore "The Epic of a Single Strand of Wire: Western Union," a captivating 1939 novel by the legendary Zane Grey.

Key Features:

  •  This durable hardcover edition is protected by a dust jacket, despite its wear, adding a layer of vintage charm.

  • Dive into the tale of the Western Union Telegraph, an enterprise that connected the far reaches of a rapidly expanding nation. Zane Grey delivers a robust story rich in historical detail and Western lore.

  •  Zane Grey, an author often credited for defining the Western genre, offers an authentic narrative steeped in the history of American expansion.

  •  This book is a cherished part of the Western literary tradition, making it a must-have for any collector or enthusiast.

  • This book is a fantastic read for Western literature classes, book clubs focused on historical American works, or cozy nights in with a timeless story.

  • With wear on its dust jacket and a previous owner's signature, this book holds a uniquely personal history that adds to its allure.


  • Title: The Epic of a Single Strand of Wire: Western Union
  • Publication Date: 1939
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket
  • Pages: 297
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Note the wear on the dust jacket, signed by the previous owner (as shown in the photos)


From the worn dust jacket to the previous owner's signature, "The Epic of a Single Strand of Wire: Western Union" is not just a book but a historical artifact with enduring charm.


Vintage items may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces. Please refer to the accompanying photos for a detailed depiction of the item's condition.

Collections: Vintage Western Books

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