New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. With SIGNED bookplate. 362pp. Octavo [22 cm] Red and black cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Blue and white map endpapers. Index. Moderately rubbed and bumped at the base of the spine. Minor soiling to top edge of text block. In a dust jacket (with $3.00 price), which is gently spine sunned and lightly edgeworn, with several tiny nicks and tears, and a minute tape mend on the reverse. Bookplate signed by the author loosely laid in. Also laid in, is a small tri-fold pamphlet advertising 13 titles in the American Folkways Series, housed in a neatly-opened original publisher's envelope. Very good / very good. Item #60191
Stegner's history on his childhood home. 'Mormon Country' is a term that applies to the area that Brigham Young and his followers colonized in the mid to late 19th century. The area includes: Utah, southern Idaho, western Wyoming, western Colorado, eastern Nevada and northern Arizona. This area was originally named Deseret by the Mormons.