Chesterton, G. K. The Well and the Shallows. New York: Sheed and Ward Inc., 1935. First American Edition.
Gold cloth with red spine titles, binding is edge-worn and soiled, 5 1/2 x 8 inches. Ex library (Catholic Evidence Library, Columbus Civic Centre) with ink number on spine, ink stamp on front paste-down, ink number on tp, card pocket and lending slip removed from rear end papers. The Columbus Civic Centre was located in Rochester, NY. Fair. Hardcover. 
First published in London, September 1935, see Sullivan 97. "Essays and papers collected from the Catholic Herald, Daily Mail, Fortnightly Review, G.K.'s Weekly, London Mercury, Universe and the Liverpool Cathedral Souvenir Programme." States "Printed in Great Britain" on verso of tp.
Essays on religion and philosophy.
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.