London: Turnstone Press, 1972. FIRST BRITISH EDITION. (There was a Russian edition published at St. Petersburg in 1916.). Item #17099
A FINE COPY in nice dust jacket. Translated by Katya Petroff. Introduced & edited by J.G. Bennett. Contains two tales by PDO, "The Inventor" & "The Benevolent Devil". Two themes: The first is the puzzle of 'conscious evil' and the second is the suggestion that devils are only interested in man when he begins to make real effort. 155 pages plus biographical note. Octavo.