First Edition stated. Wilkins dustjacket art. "Into the placid domesticity of Gertrude Haviland's life came a thunderbolt - her husband's letter asking her to divorce him, to set him free to marry another woman. It is an honest, dignified letter and leaves her little choice of action. What she does and how she does it and the effect on Gertrude Haviland's life is a courageous story, brave-hearted and level-headed". Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, some shallow chips and short closed tears.