First edition. In the very scarce first state with the contents page integral and four errors in contents listing. Hardcover in green cloth lettered in gilt. Very good, spine lettering rubbed and modest wear at the extremities. The first collection of short stories featuring the character Mr. Ephraim Tutt. The Tutt stories first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post beginning in 1912 and would continue for many years. Train himself was a lawyer and authored leagl thrillers and short stories as well as plays and two science fiction novels. .