New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1950. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First edition. Two small soil marks on top edge, else a near fine copy in very good dust jacket, the front panel has half-inch chip and one small chip, few short tears, else quite fresh and clean. Novel by the author of *To Make a Poet Black and No Days of Triumph.* Author's first novel. Inscribed by Saunders Redding in a slightly infirm hand, to author Robert M. Farnsworth, on the second front flyleaf: "I am flattered that Robert M. Farnsworth requests this autograph, J. Saunders Redding.