Random House, 1942. FIRST EDITION, thus - First war production issue with very scarce variant dust jacket abstract design by Salter. This is a Random House Wartime Book above copyright notice, and plea to donate books to soldiers on rear flap. Very good condition, scarce dust jacket, small tears. Eleven stories: The Sailor-Boy's Tale, The Young Man with the Carnation, The Pearls, The Invincible Slave-Owners, The Heroine, The Dreaming Child, Alkmene, The Fish, Peter and Rosa , Sorrow-Acre, and A Consolatory Tale. 313 pages.