London: William Heineman, 1924. 8vo. [vi], 210 pp. Original red publisher’s cloth, spine sunned; flyleaves browned, otherwise a very nice copy. Item #11851
Second edition. This play was first produced in New York at the Hudson Theatre, where it created a bit of a stir, as many did not believe the characters to be fictional, but rather based upon Syrie Wellcome, who later became Maugham’s wife, and Gordon Selfridge, a man who purportedly had fallen in love with Syrie. Stott, A29; NCBEL, 4, 664 (both first ed.