New York: Noonday Press, 1955. First English Language Edition. Octavo (21.5cm.); original cloth in brown pictorial dust jacket by Ellen Raskin; xi,,239pp. Minor edge wear to jacket extremities, some toning to rear panel and spine, interior fine. Very Good. Novel set in seventeenth-century Poland in the aftermath of the Chmielnicki massacre. The author's first book, originally published in Yiddish in 1931.