First Edition stated. Rusoni dustjacket art. "The story of a great beauty who has lost her loveliness, this is the first novel in five years by the author of The Enchanted April and The Jasmine Farm. It is written with the humor and the tender pathos which have made Elizabeth's work so universally loved, and it has a climax you will never forget." Basis for the 1944 Warner Brothers black and white feature film directed by Vincent Sherman and starring Bette Davis and Claude Rains. The film version is described thus: "Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge and predictable complications result." Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, small cup stain at rear panel.