First Edition. "The story of Jean, an apache poet who believes he is descended from Fancois Villon. Jean rescues Francoise when she is being pursued and agrees to help her reach her fiance in Brittany. His friends are amused at this quixotic conduct, but he draws up a wager by which he agrees to pay twenty crowns if he in any way attempts to make love to Francoise on the journey." Almost Near Fine, faded spot at top spine end, in Good dustjacket, some staining to spine area, three inch closed tear at lower front panel, dime sized chip at top spine end.