Book Details + Condition: Houghton Mifflin Co. (Boston). First Edition / Second Printing, 1966. Hardcover. 497 pages. Publisher's light green cloth with silver titles to spine and front, maps to endpapers. Inscribed and signed on the title page by the author, Margaret Walker. An important biographical novel about the American Civil War, slavery, and Reconstruction, as told from the African American point of view. An overall firm and clean copy, with tight binding; bumped corners and rubbed edges; light wear to boards, with some darkening to cloth and fading / discoloration to spine; interior is clean and free of markings save author's inscription.