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. The spine and boards are moderately bumped and faded at the edges, there are a couple of thin, light stains on the backstrip, and the endpapers are subtly discolored. With the pictorial dust jacket illustrated by Edward Sweet. The jacket, with periodic shallow open and closed tears along the edges and folds, is moderately toned and soiled. Very good / very good. Item #54708
Colberg #A14.1.a. Wallace Stegner won the National Book Award for Fiction for The Spectator Bird.