New York: Viking Press, 1927. First American Edition. First Printing. Octavo (19.25cm); black cloth titled in gilt on cover and spine; dustjacket by Eleanor Gottheil; decorated endpapers; deckle edges; 297pp. Spine ends pushed; Near Fine. The dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50) with nicks and short tears to the extremities, mostly to the upper edge; mild toning to the spine; Very Good+.
"Here are three tales by the man whom Romain Rolland, Maxim Gorky and equally discerning critics have recognized as one of the great story-tellers and psychologists of our day...The three complete novelettes are: Four-and-twenty Hours in a Woman's Life; A Failing Heart; and Episode in the Early Life of Privy Councillor D." (from the rear panel).