New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1938. Dust Jacket painting by Andrew Wyeth. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good in a Good Dust Jacket.
Tan cloth, blue titles with a blind-stamped emblem on the front; top edge with publisher’s stain; The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear with modest fading on the cloth. The dust jacket is price-clipped and has edge wear from shelf handling some soiling and fading on the rear panel. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; 438 pages. Dust Jacket painting by Andrew Wyeth.
Very Good / Good. Item #15602
Toward the Morning tells of Salathiel Albine's progress down the bright Pennsylvania trail from Bedford Village toward the city which to him means civilization and the life of the future – Philadelphia during time leading to the Revolution
William Hervey Allen Jr. was an American educator, poet, and author. He is best known for his work Anthony Adverse, regarded by many critics "as the model and precursor of the contemporary American historical novel.