First Edition stated. "Is it possible for an adventuress to influence legislation? The story tells vividly and dramatically of a senator who struggled for forty years for the betterment of the working classes, and waged a valiant fight against Wall Street. At the most crucial moment of his career he is thwarted by a woman". Bookplate at front pastedown of Annie Edgerly Thayer, niece of Major General Winfield Scott Edgerly who was a lieutenant in Custer's own Regiment,Uncommon Washington D. C. novel. Near Fine, tread like pattern to pages caused by acidity of paper, in Very Good dustjacket, lower front panel with few inch sized closed tears.