New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8" X 5 7/8". vi, 295pp. Presents nicely in protective archival sleeved dust jacket. Moderate wear to price-clipped dust jacket, with small open tears to corners, mild chipping to head and tail of spine, no losses, dampstaining to all of spine on to adjacent areas of panels, and mild dust soiling. Blue cloth over boardds, with spine lettered in dark blue and cowboy hat, gun, and lasso device stamped in dark blue to upper board. Sunning to spine and edges of binding, with moderate edgewear and slight lean to spine. Mark to top edge of text block. Toning to endpapers, with dampstain to front pastedown. Front hinge tender, binding remains sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A presentable first printing of this western novel by a master of the genre. Good / good. Item #2439