Chesterton, G. K. The Unpresentable Appearance of Col. Crane (Three Yarns, Blue Ribbon Fiction); Three Yarns: Anthony, the Joker, by George Barr McCutcheon; A Great Man's Wife, by Booth Tarkington; The Unpresentable Appearance of Col. Crane, by G. K. Chesterton. Blue Ribbon Fiction, 1924.
Blue cloth, gilt titles, spine is dull, 4 1/2 x 7 inches, color frontispiece & several b/w illustrations, 125 clean pp., publisher's advert, tight. Good. Hardcover. 
The Preface is signed The Chicago Tribune Newspaper Syndicate, April 1924. The Chesterton title first appeared in the Storyteller for February 1924.
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.