London. William Heinemann, 1918. Hardcover. No dust-wrapper. First edition. Original purple cloth. Octavo. Spine a quite faded, boards less so; light browning to endpapers & throughout; else a good copy of a scarce novel. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper: 'In memory of the many, many stories with which you made my childhood happy, I send you my story now. E. 30. IX. 18'.