New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1917. First edition. Hardcover. xiv, 197,  pp.; small octavo, gilt boards, top edge gilt. Moderate soiling to boards, else very good. Item #22123
These explorations on the theme of death were prompted by the terrors of the World War. A companion volume, The Adventure of Life, followed in 1919. The author was a surgeon in the Royal Army Medical Corps.