1950 1st edition; author: Ernest Gebler; Doubleday & Company publishers, New York; hardbound in blue boards with gilt lettering along spine; good condition with unmarked pages; tight binding, minimal ageing; no dust jacket.
Historical novel dramatizing the voyage of the Mayflower to the New World starting a few days before the sailing and ending three months after the landing.
From the Forward -
There is nothing that can be invented by the imagination concerning human conduct, about a man, a personality, a course of action, saints or devils incarnate, mass madness or absolute courage, that has not been supassed somewhere, at some time, in real life. The plain recorded history of men, their motives and deeds, can present drama of such a nature that the inexperienced reader is at first glance hard put to it not to believe it something contrived out of imagination for darmatic purposes...