First Edition. W. H. Loomis and Modest Stein dustjacket art, book cover art and illustrations. "The story of a young Virginian who comes to New York City determined to be a force in the most exclusive circles. He succeeds in gaining position, wealth and the woman he loves, but he does so only by preying like a wolf upon society. Fabulous dustjacket art of a man wearing a wolf over his shoulders. Luke Thrice was a pseudonym of John Russell who is better known as a newsman and screen writer. Uncommon in dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, some shallow chips and closed tears.