New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1934. 8vo. 310 pages. Frontispiece portrait of Toklas by Man Ray, photographic plates. Original blue cloth, lettered in silver on front cover and spine, top edges stained blue; acetate dust wrapper. Acetate torn on rear panel and slightly offset on endpapers, spine slightly faded, light wear at extremities, generally a clean and bright copy. Item #409856
Third printing. Signed by Gertrude Stein on the front free endpaper. This was the first of Stein's works to be published in The Atlantic Monthly, and its commercial success – much to some of her contemporaries' chagrin – allowed her to live a more prosperous life. See Wilson A20.