New York: William Morrow, 1933. First edition. The uncommon first novel by John Evans, of hardscrabble life on a Colorado ranch during the Depression. Evans was the son of Mabel Dodge Luhan; this copy has the ownership signature of Luhan's Taos friend Dorothy Hoskins. Pre-publication jacket blurbs by Mary Austin and Robinson Jeffers. Octavo. Cloth boards; dustjacket; 276pp. Two small stains to endpapers, else a straight, tight copy in the scarce dustjacket, lightly soiled and with brief splits at flap-folds; Very Good.