Boston: Little, Brown and Company, The Atlantic Monthly Press, 1939.
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 3/8" X 5 3/4". 367pp. Moderate edgewear to unclipped dust jacket featuring the art of Edward Shenton, with 1" closed tear at upper edge of front panel, 1/4" closed tear at bottom edge of front panel, and mild sunning to spine. Light brown cloth over boards, with upper board and spine lettered in black. Mild shelfwear to binding. Pictorial endpapers depicting a map of Gamble's Hundred by Edward Shenton. Previous owner's name to title page. Binding is firm and sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A quite attractive first printing in lovely dust jacket of Clifford Dowdey's novel of a plantation in tidewater Virginia, from 1676 to 1730. Near fine / very good. Item #2904