New York: The Vanguard Press, 1944. First edition. Hardcover. SIGNED. 324pp. Octavo [19.5 cm] Tan cloth over boards with blue lettering on the backstrip and the publisher's device stamped in blue ink on the front cover. Publisher's green top stain. Edges slightly faded. The spine is rolled, and the endsheets are darkened along the hinges. In a price clipped and age-toned dust jacket. This copy is inscribed by Vardis Fisher on the front free endpaper in green ink. Good + / very good. Item #58632
The second book in the "Testament of Man" series. Inscription reads, "For Emerson ---, with affectionate esteem."