First Edition. Story of a a middle age love affair which wrecks the two families involved, and complicates the feelings of romance for the children of the two families. Basis for the 1929 film directed by E. Mason Hopper and starring Norma Shearer and Robert Montgomery. This copy in the fragile gold foil variant of the dustjacket. Very Good in a Nearly Very Good dustjacket with two centimeter chip to top spine end, several horizontal creases to front cover and spine, moderate wear to spine and flap edges, and few short tears.