THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY. New York: Published privately, 1942. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1-2] 3-188 [189-192: blank] [note: first and last two leaves are blanks], inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of Merritt), cloth. First edition. Merritt writes about the articles published in THE AMERICAN WEEKLY he found most interesting due to subject matter or obstacles overcome to get the story. Apparently, this book was produced to promote the magazine to potential advertisers. A very good copy without dust jacket as issued. (#85875).