Very Good / Very Good. Item #6047
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1939. First Edition. Signed by Tucker on blank preceding title page, dated November 18th, 1939.
Octavo. 332 pages. Illustrated dust jacket over green cloth-covered boards with gilt and brown lettering. Price-clipped jacket is chipped and worn along edges with a couple closed tears. boards show some light shelfwear and soiling to edges, with light staining to edges of text block. Bookseller's ticket of Remington-Putman of Baltimore to rear pastedown.
Tucker's novel of four doctors in the making at Johns Hopkins was a bestseller, helped make Hopkins a national name, and was eventually made into a movie starring Veronica Lake.