THE BIG SKY. New York: William Sloane Associates Publishers, . Octavo, brown cloth stamped in silver, top edge stained brown. First edition. Guthrie's first western novel, and the first a sequence of six historical novels about the Oregon Trail and the development of Montana from 1830, the time of the mountain men, into the twentieth century. Basis for the 1952 Howard Hawks film. A bright, nearly fine copy in very good first state dust wrapper with a bit of wear at edges and some dust soiling. (#129002).
First printing so stated on copyright page.