First Brentano's Edition. Uncommon printing of this novel first published in 1909. "Above the law, above poverty, public opinion, and common standards of good conduct are many of the Daughters of the Rich. In a Californian mansion hard by the deep hued summer sea, one dreadful midnight a lovely young woman was murdered. The tremendous passions, the deceits, the riotous and drunken hours which led up to that unsolved mystery are the threads of this story". Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, small stain at lower spine end.