Caldwell, ID: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. 1953. First edition. Hardcover. 271pp. Octavo [23.5 cm] Gray cloth with dark blue ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover. Very good. The spine ends are moderately bumped, the endsheets are subtly darkened, and the pages are tanned. In a very good dust jacket, with mild age-toning and just a little rubbing. There are a number of small chips and closed tears in the edges. Item #39924
Vardis Fisher's greatest impact as a writer resulted from the many western novels he published, however he was also an English teacher periodically throughout his career, influencing such students as the important western writer, Wallace Stegner.