This is a 1951 vintage paperback about interracial love, UNDER THE SKIN, by Phyllis Bottome. Lucy Armstrong is the white headmistress of a Black West Indian School who fought against her attraction to West Indian native. ...and then shocked her white friends by daring to love him.
Philip Calgary is the brillant black doctor whose passion for Lucy theatened to destroy them both.
Elvira Loring...under her mask of charm lay an evil jealously. For Elvira wanted Lucy's attraction, authority and white skin...
Note the interesting vintage art cover by Harvery Kidder. He is a collectible vintage artist of the era.
Book was published by Pocket Books and is a 1951 printing. There is a short bio and drawing of author on first page. Book is a reading copy in fair condition with general wear, aging and tender spline that is partially separated. See scan. It has 266 pages.
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