New York: Abelard Press, 1951. First edition. Hardcover. 426pp. Octavo [22 cm] Orange cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title and vignette, and two black ink stamped panels on the spine. Very good. The top edge of the text block is lightly foxed, and the spine ends and corners of the covers are gently bumped. The endsheets are just a bit discolored. In the pictorial dust jacket illustrated by Leon H. Leiderman, in very good condition. The jacket is yellowed and lightly foxed, and has minimal edge wear. The jacket's spine is minimally sunned. Item #39855
Vardis Fisher's novel, "Children of God," won the Harper Prize. The theme of this novel is the conflict between old and new as represented in the struggle between Ahijah, the prophet of the God of Wrath, and Solomon.