London, Hutchinson, 1931. First edition. Short tales including those concerning Peter Jackson, old Etonian, ex-cigar merchant, Royal Artillery (ret.), and now a gentleman farmer. (Similar to the author's bio, autobiographical?) With 'Hutchinson's Spring Announcements to rear, listing upcoming titles including Rafael Sabatini, Edgar Wallace, and W.S. Gilbert. Olive green boards with markings to endpapers and name to half-title page. $20.00.