Spine, covers somewhat creased, spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, minor edge wear. A little yellowing but text is clean and unmarked. An attractive copy.
"Alveric, Duke of Quarrington, was well pleased. If his neighbor's niece, Miss Vina Wallace, proved willing to marry the Duke's debauched and raffish brother for the sake of a title, well and good. Her fortune would relieve the Duke of a wearisome burden. . . But Vina's unexpected and ethereal beauty, her purity of spirit, awoke misgivings in the handsome and worldly Peer - and stirred a tender new dream in his long-sheltered heart. And when Vina fled his cold-blooded scheme, the Duke vowed to win the precious gift of Vina's perfect love."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall