St. Louis: 1926. Only Edition. Hardcover. Duodecimo; pp; (vi), 115-141, (iii), 31-54; frontispiece photograph of Lardner, with cartoons by Maynard Freeman; quarter black cloth and pictorial rose paper covered boards lettered in black, pictorial endpapers; issued without jacket;. Very good. Item #18104
The first appearance of Lardner's lecture to the ABA on "How to Sell Books," in which he speaks of F. Scott Fitzgerald; this volume marks the first separate appearance of two previously published Lardner short stories.