London: Peter Davies, . 8vo. 319,  pp. FIRST EDITION. Black publisher’s cloth, in the original dust-jacket. Item #11859
First edition. The tale of a young woman who,“after eight years of suffering brutality, sarcasm and other humiliations from her husband . . falls hopelessly in love with a doctor who represents all she has always dreamed of...” Marks (1883- 1942) was an American neurologist who took up writing after retiring in France. The majority of his books were first published in French; this is only his second work written in English. BMC, XVI, 98.