First Trade Edition. Original tan cloth, with seldom encountered first issue printed dustjacket. Cather's Pulitzer Prize winning novel. "Cather's subtle and flexible style, all the passion of her daring, impatient mind, are lavished upon the presentation of a single figure - a sort of young Hamlet of the prairies - and up on the haunting story of his struggle with life and fate". Very Good or Near Fine in Good dustjacket with inch chip at top spine end, quarter sized chip at lower spine end, shallow chipping at top front panel, fading to spine color.