New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1949).
Hardcover. First edition. Spine faded, near very good, with a couple of small stains to the boards, and lacking the dustwrapper. Author John C. Gardner's copy with his ownership signature, and addresses at both Batavia, and at DePauw University. Gardner is best known for his novels which include *Grendel*, *Nickel Mountain*, *October Light*, and *The Sunlight Dialogues.* From a group of books purchased from his former wife.