First Edition. Author's third novel and story of a ruined doctor who travels to the Canary Islands. "The short passenger list included among others two fervent missionaries, an ex-pugilist, and Lady Mary Fielding. The passengers arrived at their destination in the midst of an epidemic of yellow fever." Basis for the 1934 black and white Fox Film directed by Irving Cummings and starring Warner Baxter and Madge Evans. Near Fine, some foxing to page edges, in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow edge chips and tiny closed tears, some mended at verso with scotch tape.