(London: Curwen and Sons, 1929). First appearance in print, a slightly abridged version preceding the first edition of the book. Being the whole issue of the monthly journal "Life and Letters" edited by Desmond McCarthy (Volume III, Number 15, August 1929). Basis for the 1965 motion picture starring Anthony Quinn and James Coburn. Small name stamp of John H. Barnes on cover. Tips nicked and covers a little darkened, otherwise near fine.