Winterport, ME: Winterport Press, 2005. Hardcover. SIGNED. 214pp. Small quarto [26 cm] Navy blue cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. The edges of the spine and covers are lightly bumped and rubbed. With a dust jacket in very good condition. The jacket is mildly rubbed and creased. There are two stains on the bottom edge of the front panel, however they are really only visible on the internal, non-visible side. The largest stain is 2 and 1/2 inches wide by 1 inch tall. There are also two very small light stains on the top edge of the front panel. The fold of the front inside flap is abraded. There is a 10 and 1/2 inch crease in the rear panel. Item #32896
From the dust jacket- "Coming from the hardscrabble backdrop of a boom and bust mining town, the emotional and financial Great Depression, and the isolation of a remote dryfarm ranch, Howard Hassell carved a place for himself in the Intermountain West." Signed by the author, with a brief message, on the title page.