New York: The Macmillan Company, 1953.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 3/8" X 5 5/8". 288pp. Signed by Allis McKay to front free endpaper. Moderate wear to unclipped dust jacket, with small tears to edges and extremities, foxing and dust soiling, and sunning to spine. Blue cloth over boards, with spine backed in burnt orange cloth and lettered in white. Mild edgewear to binding, with light dust soiling and scattered rubbing. Foxing and dust soiling to edges of text block and endpapers. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A nice signed first printing of this story of Stephen Patch, son of Christine Hallowell from They Came to a River, and the five disturbing and important years when he grows from boyhood to manhood. Good + / good. Item #4334