New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. First Edition. Octavo, original blue cloth stamped with a decorative border in blind on front cover, spine lettered and ruled in gilt, top page edges stained orange, others uncut. 285 +  pp. A few leaves unopened, small bookseller's ticket (Gelber, Lilienthal, San Francisco) on rear paste-down, top stain faded, spine lightly tanned, minor wear at spine tips; a very good copy lacking the dust jacket. Item #311864
¶ A volume of 'entertaining essays', including the essay "Arthur Machen: Dreamer and Mystic". Also included are papers on: Philip Thicknesse, Ouida, Edgar Saltus, Ronald Firbank, Matthew Phipps Shiel, Sophie Arnould, Oscar Hammerstein, Sir Arthur Sullivan, Erik Satie, and Isaac Albeniz.