Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 279. Signed by author on title page. Cream boards with stamped bird motif and maroon quarter cloth. Gilt spine text. Cream publisher's stain to top edge of text block. Jacket is price-clipped, and has the slightest edge wear. Very light bumping to spine. The first novel by the author of "This House of Sky" and the highly acclaimed Montana Trilogy. Inspired by a true adventure story of four men escaping captivity in Russia and setting out for Oregon in a stolen canoe. Dust jacket present. First Edition.