First English Edition. Vermont set novel of "a young man of eighteen trying to escape from the consequences of a nmurder which he has committed in a fit of hasty temper induced by gross unfairness on the part of his victim". This copy signed by Hatch at front endpaper with his notes concerning where and when he wrote the work. Author's bookplate and review slip tipped in. Very Good,modest cocking, in Very Good dustjacket, darkening at spine.