First Edition. Collection of novelettes by American novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. The title novelette, “Mother Knows Best,” was the basis for the 1928 black and white Fox Film of the same name, directed by John G. Blystone and starring Madge Bellamy and Louise Dresser. Pictoral endpapers and wraparound dustjacket art. Very Good but for cracking to show webbing at rear inside hinge, small bookstore sticker to inside rear cover, in a Very Good dustjacket with spine faded, centimeter deep chip to top edge of spine, few smaller chips and short closed tears.