Hardcover in publisher’s non price-clipped dust-jacket. 176 pages. Translated, with an introduction and notes, by Elizabeth Constantinides. First American edition, first printing with no other printings listed on copyright page. A collection of twelve short stories, set on the author’s native Aegean island of Skiathos, all but one appearing in English for the first time. Book plate of the “Chapin Benefactors” [Maria Bowen Chapin, founder of the Chapin School for girls, New York City, 1901], affixed to front free end-paper. Very mild foxing to top edge and light wear to dust-jacket. Book is clean, square, and unmarked. Jacket is complete with small nick to top edge and incidental age toning. Very good+ in a good+ dust-jacket.