Boston: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo; pp; (vi), 346. terra-cotta cloth with a yellow spine title tile lettered in black. Near fine / some rubbing and light wear to the edges of the panels and spine, a bit of soiling to the rear panel, else a very good. Item #18711
The final volume of Guthrie’s trilogy with “The Big Sky” & The Way West”. Very well written, Guthrie’s characters and narration encompass the development of the Western U. S. from the days of the Mountain Man / Explorer, through the Wagon Train & Settlement period to the final piece, the Ranching West.