SHADOW OF NIGHT. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1943. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-354 [355-356: blank], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green and gold, top edge stained tan, fore-edge rough trimmed. First edition. A Sac Prairie novel set in Wisconsin in the 1850s, largely in and around Sac Prairie, which shows how the spell of rural America has changed the people who have immigrated from the old world to the new. Wilson 550. Private owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down. A bright, nearly fine copy in very good pictorial dust jacket priced $2.50 on the front flap with light wear along top and bottom edges, mostly at spine ends and corner tips, two short closed tears at top edge of front panel, short closed tear at botoom edge of front panel near flap fold, and tanned spine panel with internal damp stains that do not show through on the outer surface. (#164380).
First printing has Scribner seal and A on copyright page.