First Edition. John Austen dustjacket art. (Not the Frank C. Papé illustrated edition) Fantasy novel of an Southern gentleman's out of body experience, meeting during his adventure, God, Nero, Solomon, Merlin, Odyseus, Eve, and others. Blieler Title. A rather common title in the American printing by McBride, the English first is much more difficult to ascertain. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, two small chips at mid spine, few shallow chips and short closed tears.