Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1956. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 206pp. Octavo [21 cm] Light sea green paper covered boards, with a yellow ink stamped title on the spine. The head of the backstrip is lightly bumped, and there is a previous owner's name on the front free endpaper. Else, the boards and text block are clean and square. In a dust jacket, with a 2" closed tear in the top edge of the front panel. Very good + / very good. Item #57181
Signed by the author on the half title page. Colberg #A14.1.a. Wallace Stegner won the National Book Award for Fiction for The Spectator Bird.