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. With the pictorial dust jacket illustrated by Edward Sweet. Very good. Just a little, bumped, rubbed and faded at the edges of the spine and covers. There is a slight lean to the spine. The dust jacket is in very good condition, with age-toning, minimal soiling, and a number of small closed and open tears in the edges. The front panel is mildly scratched. Item #39069
Colberg #A14.1.a. Wallace Stegner won the National Book Award for Fiction for The Spectator Bird.