New York: Harper & Brothers, 1927. First edition. A classic of American regional fiction, and one of the strongest novels of the Scandinavian-American immigrant experience, cited by Coan as "our finest novel of pioneering on the Great Plains." Forms the first volume of a trilogy which included Peder Victorious and Their Fathers' God. Uncommon in jacket. HANNA 3052. COAN p.13. Octavo; gilt-pictorial cloth; 465pp. Text block edges mildly dusted; top-stain faded, else Fine in the scarce and fragile pictorial dustwrapper, lightly edge-worn, mildly eroded at spine-ends, but unclipped and quite handsome.