New York: E. P. Dutton, 1981. 224 pages. 10-3/4 by 12-3/8 inches. Essays on the human and natural histories of the United States, ranging from Maine to the plains and the Rockies to the Pacific Northwest. Illustrated with 96 color photo reproductions by nature photographer Eliot Porter. ISBN: 9780525053903.
First edition (first printing). Spotted at the edges, thus a near fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket. Inscribed by the author to a fellow writer: "For Howard Lachtman, from his friend / Wallace Stegner." A large, heavy book.