First Edition. John A. Coughlin dustjacket art. "Seven men in their early twenties agreed to buy a sugar plantation on the Island of Martinique. At the end of fifty years they were to assemble and each was to claim his share of the millions of dollars which the estate would be worth by that time". Basis for the 1925 silent film directed by Whitman Bennett, and featuring Jane Novak, James Rennie and Henry Sands. Near Fine in nearly Very Good dustjacket, nickel sized chip at top rear panel, light stain at lower spine area, pen squiggle at rear panel.