First Edition stated. Original green cloth and printed (with small illustration) dustjacket. Contemporary novel of a fictitious American state of Alleghania, somewhere in the American South. Eponymous hero is a young old-monied patrician scion. The working class is patronized when quiescent and repressed when not. Uncommon in dustjacket. Near Fine in Good dustjacket, shallow chipping to edges, top spine end with an inch and a half sized chip.