New York: Random House, 1939. First Edition. Excellent copy of Fearing's uncommon first novel (following three volumes of poetry), a real-life account of professional life in an American hospital. Precedes his best-known book, "The Big Clock," by seven years. Octavo. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; blue/gray top-stain; 279pp. Review copy, with A tight, Near Fine copy with top-stain gently faded near spine. In the original pictorial dustwrapper, unclipped, just slightly rubbed and with tiny losses at spine ends (not affecting lettering), VG to Near Fine.