451 pp. The Cavalier Limited Edition (a first edition) signed by the author. Dark blue boards with gold lettering. Spine somewhat slanted, small spot on front board. Front and back pastedowns show the James and York Rivers at the Chesapeake Bay with the five main characters of the book: Nicholas, Bennett, Kathryn, Richard and Sibyl. PO name on free endpaper, DJ in protective Brodart plastic wrap. DJ has 4" tear at back of spine, chipping along edges, and some small tear mended with tape. Text is clean and unmarked.
"This is Inglis Fletcher's sixth Carolina novel and with it her large design becomes apparent. In the seven book series which began with Raleigh's Eden and now includes Men of Albemarle, Lusty Wind for Carolina, Toil of the Brave and Roanoke Hundred, she has purposed to tell the story of the 200 years' history of the colony and nascent state, from first settlement to North Carolina's ratification of the Constitution." This novel begins in August of 1651 and encompasses the impact that the Cromwellian period in England had on the New World.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall; Signed by Author