First Edition. "The story of the talented and erratic Gresham family, every member of which is rich material for a full novel; of the misunderstandings between child and parent and husband and wife; and particularly of the flaring up of the last spark of passion and romance in the heart of a man of fifty." Australian author's third novel. Very scarce in illustrated dustjacket. Very Good, spine modestly faded, some wear to spine ends, in Very Good dustjacket, some splitting and wear at front flap edge, few nicks and shelf wear.