New York: Ballantine Books, 1953.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8" X 5 3/8". 149pp. Presents nicely in protective archival sleeved dust jacket. Moderate edgewear to price-clipped dust jacket, with small open tears to corners, small closed tears to rear panel edges, chipping to head and tail of spine, no losses, spots of dampstaining to front panel with blue line running vertically near flap, and scattered rubbing. Blue cloth over boards with spine lettered in black. Heavy scattered rubbing to binding, with fraying at corners, bumping to head and tail of spine, and discoloration to spine. Dampstain to upper board. Toning to endpapers. Faint dampstain to front free endpaper. Bookseller label to rear pastedown. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first edition copy of this novel of the Old West by Frank O'Rourke. Good / good. Item #2434