Early Printing, lacking 'First Edition' statement at copyright page. Presumed First Issue dustjacket. Salter dustjacket art. Author's scarce second novel. "The marriage of Spencer Brade, M.D. was a business one. His wife, whom he grew to love, had set him up in practice, and the debt represented in his eyes the obstacle to romance in their relationship." Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket, shallow chipping at top spine end.