Author:HENRY, O


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The Gentle Grafter (Authorized Edition)


Price: $12.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Doubleday, Page & Company for Review of Reviews Co.: 1919

Stock No.: 82350

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

A collection of 14 loosely-related humorous stories featuring the author's Jeff Peters character, a person who knows about graft. With black & white illustrations scattered throughout. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling; top edge gilt. --- With beginnings of a split near front of volume but remaining relatively tightly-bound. Covers with minor chafing, textblock edge gilding has dulled.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); 237 pages View more info

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The Best Short Stories of O. Henry (Modern Library #4.3)


Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c1946]

Stock No.: 77125

Condition: Very Good+ in Fair dust jacket

A collection of 38 of author's best short stories (of the 600+ he wrote). O. Henry is the pen name of William Sydney Porter. Selected and with an introduction by Bennett A. Cerf and Van. H. Cartmell. --- Toledano spine 8, w/blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titling on red spine & cover blocks, red topstain, grey Kent endpapers. Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1945 but likely published c1946. Jacket style h, verso advertises 309 titles in ML catalog. ML #4.3. --- Leaves just a bit yellowed, otherwise a firm, clean copy. Dust jacket with large open rear flap tear, chipping and tears along edg... View more info

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The Stories of O. Henry


Price: $20.50

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Heritage Press: 1965

Stock No.: 83724

Condition: Near Fine

A deluxe edition, featuring a selection of 40 of O. Henry's stories, chosen and introduced by Harry Hansen. With illustrations in red tones by John Groth. --- In full lavender cloth-covered boards with titling in gilt on spine. Volume housed in lavender paper-covered slipcase. Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no number). --- With a little sun-caused lightening to spine, else volume is in excellent shape: clean, unmarked and bright. Slipcase with noticeable sunning but is otherwise undamaged.; Small Quarto - 9 to 11 in. tall; xiv, 366 pages View more info