New York: The Dial Press, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. 349 pp. Octavo. [23 cm]. Brown textured paper over boards with gilt title stamped on spine. Deckled edges. With a frontispiece of a desert landscape. The page block has separated from the backstrip, but is holding. There is a .5 cm loss to the tail of the spine. Pages are sunned at edges. Dust jacket is in very good + condition, with a small loss to top edge of front panel, some minor scuffing to edges and corners, and a handful of very small closed tears along top edge. Very good +. Item #64413
A stated first printing copy, finely preserved. Written by "working cowboy" J.P.S. Brown, "The Outfit" pulls from his personal experience on a cattle ranch and exhibits his literary prowess in creating a modern Western novel which is filled with the suspense of an impending, dark winter.