First Edition. Laine dustjacket art. “A Full blooded novel of Italy under the Inquisition,” the dramatic and romantic adventure of a charming man man who planned a bitter revenge on his half sister who betrayed his national heritage and deprived him of his rightful name. This copy with original typescript two page review with notes and corrections by Charles David Abbott laid in. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, some shallow chips at top front panel.