New York: House of Books, Ltd., 1944. 8vo. [ii], 56,  pp. FIRST EDITION. Original matte blue cloth. A fine copy signed and numbered by the author. From the Rothschild Library. Item #11831
First edition, number 231 of 300 printed. This is the original text of Maugham’s short story about the war in France. It was first published in a censored form in the April 10, 1943 issue of Collier’s Magazine. Rothschild & Whiteman, V, 243; Stott, A62; NCBEL, 4, 663.