first editionoriginal black cloth lettered in green
by BARNES Margaret Ayer
Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1931. First edition (precedes English). original black cloth lettered in green. Edges a little dust soiled, endpapers very lightly tanned, else fine/pictorial dust jacket (Spine ends worn, slight rubbing). Octavo. "Mrs. Barnes's second novel is completely different and even more powerful than 'Years of Grace'. Instead of covering forty years, it concentrates on seven crucial days in a woman's middle years when she meets, on a westbound liner, the man she had married and divorced years before. ..." -from the dust jacket. (Inventory #: 33512)
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