Very Good / Good only. Item #8047
New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1932. First Edition. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's cloth in orange pictorial dust jacket retaining original price ($2.00); ,310pp. Jacket extremities significantly chipped and worn, long tear across upper jacket panel with heavy subsequent wrinkling (tape repaired on verso), large loss at spine crown entirely effacing title, spine panel additionally sunned and spine cloth a shade toned where left unprotected; light soil to boards, corners bumped, contemporary gift inscription to front free endpaper, else Very Good in a Good only example of the uncommon jacket.
"A rapid moving, strong novel of love, piracy and the struggle against the desire for drink" (upper jacket panel).