New York: E.P. Dutton & Co., Ltd., 1945. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original brown cloth decorated and titled in black and yellow. 251 pp. Small letter "P" on top page edges (?), a very good clean copy in the original colour pictorial dust jacket which is a bit worn and frayed at spine tips, small scuff on front panel and light wear at extremities. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #303589
¶ "A robust, powerful novel - the story of Jabez Folger, a savage, romantic man of the sea, with a sinister secret in his past, and a passion for his ship's figurehead no living, breathing woman could satisfy." One quick glance at the pictorial dust jacket should confirm this.