Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. 206pp. Octavo [21 cm] Light sea green paper covered boards and a yellow ink stamped title on the spine. Near fine. Very subtle rubbing and fading to the extremities. With the dust jacket designed by Edward Street, in very good condition. Gently age-toned. There is a light moisture stain on the top edge of the front panel and flap, that measures 2" wide by 1" deep. There are also a handful of short tears and chips in the edges. Item #39103
Signed by the author in black on the title page. Colberg #A14.1.a. Wallace Stegner won the National Book Award for Fiction for The Spectator Bird.