First Edition. Edward C. Caswell and Herbert D. Williams dustjacket art. Novel of New York City's literary and dramatic circles. Here Cleve, soldier, bartender and odd man in a hotel is discovered by a successful author who recognizes his skill as a playwright. Very Good-Near Fine, some foxing at page edges, in Good-Very Good scarce dustjacket, light chipping at spine ends and flap corners, some abrasions at front flap fold and rear panel.