Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1941. First Edition. The author's first novel, chronicling the life of a North Carolina tobacco farmer and his relationship with the land. In the dustjacket with attractive wraparound artwork by John Alan Maxwell. HANNA 3882. Octavo (20.5cm); brown cloth, with titles stamped in pale yellow at spine and front cover; dustjacket; 308pp. Jacket extremities rubbed with some shallow chipping, spine darkened, else Near Fine in Near Very Good jacket. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper and signed on title page.