Macmillan, 1980, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First
Maroon coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Plain text dustwrapper with dark brown coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear dustwrapper panel. In the midst of the depression of the 1930s, a young man follows a private train to the hidden wilderness estate of one country's richest men. "Here, he encounters a great-hearted poet-drunkard, a wilful, beautiful young girl, a gangster, a world-famous aviatrix, and the ineffable master of Loon Blake himself. Faced with their conflicting values and demands, he makes his move plunging into a life and destiny that he, and the reader, could have hardly expected." -- from front fold over panel blurb. A little rubbing to the backstrip edges, lower book edges and book corners. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels with some sunning to the rear panel. There is a small mark to the lower right-hand corner of the front fold over panel. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 4-258 pages.. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; United States; 1930s; ISBN: 0333306414. ISBN/EAN: 9780333306413. Inventory No: 0117881.