Octavo (22 cm), pp. 278. Signed by author on dedication page. Brown cloth boards with black quarter-cloth and gilt spine text. Title embossed on front board. Black publisher's ink on top of text block. Deckle edge. Gift inscription on front free endpaper, dated 1970. Light bumping to spine ends and light bumping and rubbing to jacket. The fourth book in the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's so-called "Western sequence." Dust jacket present. First Edition.