Girard, Kansas: Haldeman-Julius, . 32mo, saddle-stapled wraps. Gibbs 963, first noted printing, in the first noted wrapper variation - likely a first printing.
A study of Balzac, Prosper Mérimée, Théophile Gautier, and Guy de Maupassant, one of a series of works the literary critic penned around 1926 for the company.
Near fine with the usual fading to the wraps. Item #31321