First Edition. Snell dustjacket art. Romance novel involving a French marquis and an English heiress. Laurient, Marquis of Rochfallain refuses to save his family estate by marrying the daughter of a war profiteer and works as a farm hand instead in the south of France. Great jacket art. A very uncommon Gerard title. Near Fine, contemporary previous owner inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, chipped at top spine end and top front panel.