London: Hurst & Blackett, Ltd. Paternoster House, E.C., No date . First Edition, First Printing. Rebound. Octavo, rebound in blue cloth titled and ruled in gilt on spine panel (the standard Boots Library binding). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: "To ____ ______ / because in her / the rhythm of life / beats strongly / with the admiration / & best wishes / of F. Britten Austin / Paris / 28 Aug 1931". Light browning to text block, binding a touch worn at spine tips and age-darkened on spine panel, Boots library label removed from front board. Despite it's faults, a decent copy of a very scarce book. Very Good. Item #1023
¶ A particularly scarce collection of stories.