“IN THE AFTERNOONS THE YARD WAS SHADED BY THE GREAT MESA OAK THAT HUNG OVER THE CRUMBLING BRICK WALL AT THE WEST…”
STEGNER, Wallace. The Potter’s House. Muscatine, Iowa: The Prairie Press, 1938. Large octavo, original grey cloth, uncut. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $1850.
First edition, one of 490 copies, of this early novella by Stegner.
Published only a year after Stegner’s prize-winning first novel Remembering Laughter, this novella was only ever released in this limited edition, making it one of his scarcest works.