First Edition. George Gibbs dustjacket art and frontis. Civil War set novel of northern political intrigues, Southern officers and romance. This copy nicely inscribed by the author to fellow writer John Luther Long (author of Madame Butterfly): "To John Luther Long / with genuine admiration and / regard for the high quality / of his literary work and for / himself. / Joseph Hornor Cotes". Wright 304. Very scarce Civil War novel and Wright title to be found in dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, panels with some spotting at edges, shallow chipping at top spine end and top rear panel.