New York: William Sloane Associates, 1949. First edition. Hardcover. 340pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] 1/4 blue-green cloth with gray paper covered boards, and a silver stamped title on the spine. The extremities are moderately bumped and rubbed, and there is a contemporary gift inscription on the front free endsheet. In a price-clipped dust jacket, with several small closed edge tears backed with tape, and a moisture stain along the top edge that measures 3 1/2 x 1 1/2" (more visible on the reverse). Very good / good. Item #51855
A Book-of-the-Month Club Selection. This is the second volume in Pulitzer Prize-winner A. B. Guthrie, Jr.'s trilogy of the settling of the American West.