First Edition. George O. Baker dustjacket art and frontispiece. New York set romance and "vital novel of American family life. The father is a famous bacteriologist, - a very distinguished, high-minded man, who is, however, devoid of the gift of making himself a friend to his sons and daughters. It is only by a series of divine accidents that the four young people of this family are rescued from the grave mistakes and mishaps into which they wander with blind eyes, aided and abetted by an attractive young English waster". Basis for the 1918 silent black and white silent film directed by John S. Lopez and starring Mahlon Hamilton and Alma Hanlon. Near Fine, few light cloth stains, in Very Good lightly soiled dustjacket, small abrasion at top front panel, few small stains at verso of flap edges.