First Edition. Romance novel of young woman who moves to the city in order to become an artist. In order to pay the bills, she compromises her dream and becomes an artist's model. Basis for the 1931 Columbia Pictures black and white talkie film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Mae Clarke and James Hall. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket with general shelf wear and shallow chipping to spine ends and few flap corners, panels mildly darkened.