IF IT PLEASE YOU. London: Methuen, . Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii [viii]  2-316 + 8-page and 32-page publisher's catalogues dated "Spring 1914" and "27/1/14" respectively inserted at rear, original red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. Mixed collection of eleven stories including several mysteries and at least one fantasy, "The Touchstone of Fortune," a long story about converting matter, including people, into gold. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 151. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Not in Wilson. Hubin (1994), p. 554. Some patchy fading around edges of front and rear covers, more so to the latter, spine panel a bit sunned, a very good copy. Scarce. (#130382).
"First Published in 1913" on copyright page.