This novel tells the story of the practices of Dr. Wilbur Larch, obstetrician, orphanage founder and director, ether addict, and abortionist, are hindered, abetted, and continued, in turn, by his favourite orphan, Homer Wells who is never adopted.
A 1985 hardcover edition with unclipped dust jacket, brown cloth over wheat boards, gilt lettering on spine, gilt medallion on cover and wheat endpapers. The volume is unmarked, tight, square, and clean. The unclipped dust jacket and cover have some wear to edges. Very Good condition overall.
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