New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943. First edition. A near fine book in a near fine dust jacket. Offsetting to the endpapers. Darkening to the jacket spine and some sunning to the rear panel. This is an advance review copy with a publisher's slip laid in. With the price of $2.00 on the front jacket flap. A prose poem of America's pioneers by the author of John Brown's Body. Benet was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1944.