Chesterton, G. K. Four Faultless Felons. London: Cassell and Company, Ltd, 1930. First Edition. Publisher's black grained cloth, gilt titles to spine, blind border to front, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, vi., 310 clean pp., small nick to bottom edge of spine panel, three small light splash marks to spine. Printer's imprint, dated 7.30 at foot of p. (310). 
Sullivan 83. "Published August 1930...6,000 copies. Collected from Cassell's Magazine and the Storyteller."
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), English journalist whose works include nearly all forms of written expression, including essays, novels, short stories, poems, plays, biography, and literary criticism. A Christian thinker, he sounded some of the earliest warnings against the tyranny of the modern state, and lamented the loss of wonder & beauty in modern life.