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New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-xii] [1-2] 3-373 [274: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in silver, top edge stained black, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. The Wisconsin-born writer's first book, a collection of twelve stories of small town life in the American Midwest, with an introduction by Ernest Hemingway praising "their solid, youthful worth, their irony, their humor, their peasant lustiness."