Chesterton, G. K. What I Saw In America (People's Library Edition). London: Hodder and Stoughton, ca. 1940.
Blue publisher's cloth, 4 1/2 x 7 inches, two thin red paint or ink strokes on the front cover. Former owner's signature on ffep, 318 clean and unmarked pp., tight. Good. Hardcover. 
This Series by Hodder & Stoughton was published from 1923 to 1942. The book was first published in 1922; first serialized in the New Witness.
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.