First Edition. Humorous novel of Mr. Herbert Holly, a mild and inoffensive little dentist, visited by an exotic lady client who inexplicably flung her garter at him, tore her dress and accused him of assault. He was promptly arrested but, eluding the Police, he hid in his son's apartments - disguised as a maiden lady. His disguise was so effective that his son's employer became violently enamored, and he had a busy time repelling hearty advances. The play Aren't Men Beasts with Robertson hare in the part of the unhappy Mr. Holly, had a highly successful run at the Strand Theatre'. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket, some chipping at spine ends and flap corners, some short closed tears and signs of wear.