First Edition. Collection of short stories, including the story, Carrie Snyder, which served as the Basis for 1936 film Valiant is the Word for Carrie starring Harry Carey, Gabby Hayes and Gladys George, who was nominated for a Best Actress Oscar. Author is considered to be one of the four finest short story writers of the 1920's listed with Ernest Hemingway and Sherwood Anderson. This is the Author's first book of short stories. Near Fine in Very Good plus dustjacket with shallow chipping to spine ends and tiny chip to rear bottom edge. A very attractive copy of this scarce title.