First Edition, in dustjacket with "20th Thousand" plug at front panel. Wilkins dustjacket art. Romance between a little French girl in New York and a transplanted Texan who never was a cowboy, and involving a family who takes the reverse covered-wagon trail, northeastward from Louisiana to New York. Basis for the popular 1939 Herbert I. Leeds film starring Jane Withers, Leo Carillo, and Spring Byington. Almost Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, some soiling to panels, chip at top spine area, few closed edge tears.