First Edition. Lobel dustjacket art. Fictionalized account of the Mayflower and the Pilgrim's enterprise, reconstructed from the viewpoint of modern America. "While it debunks in large measure the story of the Mayflower and the Pilgrims it changes the tinsel gilt into pure gold, and produces a picture of courageous, ignorant, often bigoted but amazingly tenacious men and women who, searching for large profits, founded a civilization that now tops the world". Near Fine in attractive Very Good plus dustjacket.