Gutersloh: C. Bertelsmann Verlag, 1949. First German edition. Hardcover. 241pp. Duodecimo [20 cm] 1/4 mustard yellow cloth with pale blue paper over boards. With moderate bumping to the extremities, roughly a dozen very tiny, faint stains on the covers, and a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The dust jacket has pieces of masking tape backing short closed tears in the edges. Very good / good +. Item #47457
Warmly inscribed by the author on the front free endsheet. Inscription reads: "For the Nattmans, this / item they will not be / able to find in any book - / store in America, - or / maybe Europe! / Wallace Stegner." This book was the first Stegner work translated into German. Colberg F.5.