Taiwan: Doubleday, 1971. Hardcover. Taiwanese Pirate Edition. A fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Foxing to the top page edges. Sunning to the spine. This is Taiwan pirate edition published at some point after the American first edition was printed. Angle of Repose won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1972. A slightly smaller format than the original Doubleday edition. An interesting item in that it is not recorded in the Colberg bibliography of Stegner.
New York: Doubleday, 1971. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A close to fine book in a fine dust jacket. A lovely copy of Stegner's master work that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972. A small snag at the foot of the jacket and a couple of spots on the bottom endpapers. The book was a notoriously cheap production. But this copy was well made and preserved and has only a hint of the typical spine sag. Signed by Stegner on the half title page. (Signature only) Signed by the author.
New York: Doubleday, 1971. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A fine book in a close to fine dust jacket. Bottom corners lightly bumped. Slight darkending to the jacket spine and minor wear to the tips of the jacket. A lovely copy of Stegner's master work that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1972. The book was a notoriously cheap production. But this copy was well made and preserved and has none of the typical spine sag.
Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 1982. Hardcover. First edition thus. This is a near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. No dust jacket as issued. Some sunning to the spine of the book and offsetting to the slipcase. A limited edition of Stegner's study of how John Wesley Powell undertook his massive study and exploration of the desert West. One of 250 limited signed copies, this is #117. Signed by Stegner on the limitation page and also signed and inscribed by Stegner on the title page. Signed by the author.
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1954. Hardcover. First edition. A close to fine book in a very good plus dust jacket. Wallace Stegner's view of how John Wesley Powell undertook his massive study and exploration of the desert West, including his surveys of the Colorado River. With drawings, maps and illustrations. The fold-out lithograph of Grand Canyon is in fine condition. Signed by Stegner on the title page. Signed by the author.
New York. Knopf. 1955. First edition. A near fine book in a very good dust jacket. Price clipped. Some wear at the extremities and light chipping to the front panel, but bold, bright colors on the dust jacket. Edited by Wallace Stegner who has written a chapter. The book, with contributions from several notable naturalists, was written when the federal government sought to dam the Green and Yampa Rivers near Dinosaur National Monument in Utah. The dam was never built.
Stanford, CA: Stanford Univ. Press, 1962. First edition. A fine book in a very good, price-clipped jacket. Wear to the front and rear panels of the jacket. Another in a series edited by Wallace Stegner that showcased the best writers in the creative writing program that Stegner ran at Stanford University. This volume includes stories by Larry McMurtry with short story called "Leaving Cheyenne"--and Ken Kesey. Scarce thus. One of 1000 copies printed. Colberg B 13.
Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1976. Hardcover. First edition. Fine without dust jacket as Issued. Handsome, dark green leather binding with gilt decoration and edging. This is the true first edition. Winner of the National Book Award. Laid into the book is a pamphlet by the publisher about the book and Stegner.