New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1931. First Edition. Novel featuring a small-town Y.M.C.A. leader and municipal reformer who is corrupted by the forces he seeks to destroy. Set in a fictional middle-western town in the midst of bootleg wars, bombings, and general violence. HANNA 435. First Printing. Octavo (19.5cm); hunter green cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front cover; dustjacket; 337pp, , [1 ad leaf], . Oxidation to gilt, light foxing to text edges, with light wear to extremities; Very Good+. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.00), gently spine-sunned, with moderate wear along upper edge, particularly at the crown, and rear panel slightly grubby; Very Good.