Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1945. First edition. Hardcover. 340 pp. Large Octavo [25 cm]. Tan cloth with printed labels on front board and backstrip. Profusely illustrated. Near fine/Very good. Light rubbing to extremities of jacket, more so at corners. Folds and extremities of jacket have been "reinforced" with tape on the reverse side, with some bleeding through. Closed tear at head of jacket's front panel with minor corresponding creasing. Item #10929
Inscribed by the author on the half-title. Inscription reads "To ____ ____, for his - collection. - Best wishes - Wallace Stegner - Los Altos Hills, April 1, 1983. A 'Life-in-America Prize Book' from Wallace Stegner and the Editors of Look Magazine. Colberg A8.