London: Hutchinson & Co, . First edition. Hardcover. 288; 24pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Teal blue cloth covered boards with a black ink stamped title and double ruled lines on the spine, and blind ruled borders on the front cover. The extremities are rubbed and bumped, and there are several stains on the front cover (the largest stain is thin, and measures 1 3/4" tall). The hinges are weak, and the text block is cracked multiple times. This copy has a "With the publisher's compliments" stamp on the title page, and there is a bookseller's discreet stamp on the front pastedown. The free endsheets are discolored, and there are subtle damp stains in the top margins of the rear advertisement pages. Good. Item #37394
George Brown Burgin's sixtieth novel involves the theme of providence. The novel is set in Canada, with a valley of gold and a marble city.