New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Hearfelt, full-page inscription by the author. 8vo. 272 pp. Illustrated by Loren Barton. Near fine in publisher's illustrated dustjacket (wear to spine ends; light fading to spine). Item #18575
A fictionalized biography of Jack Jouett's remarkable ride to save Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry, and Richard Henry Lee from Tarleton's raid. A great deal of research went into fixing the background so that the story, while remaining a story, should be of value in depicting a portion of the great struggle that gave America its freedom. - dustjacket flap.