Title HESTER ROON
Book Condition Endsheets lightly tanned, else a near fine copy; in an attractively illustrated dust jacket with the dark green spine panel faded, mild soiling to the rear panel, and minor nicks to the extremities. Period jacket art by Rubin.
Edition First U.S. edition. Blind embossed decorative blue spine cloth over pale rose boards with decoration and titles on a red paper spine label.
Publisher New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940.
055208252X / 9780552082525
Seller ID 34985.00
A picaresque historical novel of Hester Roon, a beautiful English girl of dubious paternity, who falls into low company and is shipped off to the West Indies. Hester's integrity and strength transform her position with dramatic suddenness.