First Edition in dustjacket with 'Second Large Edition' plug at lower front panel and top front flap. Lewis Daniel dustjacket art and endpapers. Licentious and 'brutal novel, which shows what might happen to an isolated community if all standards were removed from its people. From 1844 to the early days of our century, he chronicles the people of Pike Hollow (New York), living, struggling, innocent and yet sinning against the rules of God and man. Very scarce in illustrated dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, shallow edge chipping, small chip at top mid spine edge, light staining to front panel.