THE OXFORD BOOK OF SHORT STORIES. V. S. - Sir Walter Scott Pritchett, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Bret Harte, Ambrose Bierce, Hanry James, Robert Louis Stevenson, Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling, O. Henry, Hector Hugh Munro, Stephen Crane, Walter De La Mare.


New York: Oxford University Press, 1981. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Item #48814
ISBN: 0192141163

Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. A few small tears to jacket. Weak foxing to page edges. This anthology contains: The Two Drovers by Sir Walter Scott; The Birthmark by Nathaniel Hawthorne; The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe; The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County by Mark Twain; The Iliad of Sandy Bar by Bret Harte; The Coup de Grace by Ambrose Bierce; Paste by Henry James; Thrawn Janet by Robert Louis Stevenson; The Secret Sharer by Joseph Conrad; The Record of Badalia Herodsfoot by Rudyard Kipling; Telemachus Friend by O. Henry; Sredni Vashtar by Hector Hugh Munro (Saki) ; The Open Boat by Stephen Crane; An Ideal Craftsman by Walter de la Mare; An Official Position by W. Somerset Maugham; I Want to Know Why by Sherwood Anderson; The Field of Mustard by A. E. Coppard; Grace by James Joyce; The Rocking-Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence; Who Dealt by Ring Lardner; The Woman at the Store by Katherine Mansfield; Flowering Judas by Katherine Anne Porter; The Tent by Liam O'Flaherty; Dry September by William Faulkner; Hills Like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway; The Demon Lover by Elizabeth Bowen; Sinners by Sean O'Faolain; Guests of the Nation by Frank O'Connor; The Runaway by Morley Callaghan; Never by H. E. Bates; A Horse and Two Goats by R. K. Narayan; A Visit of Charity by Eudora Welty; Various Temptations by William Sansom; My Vocation by Mary Lavin; Five-Twenty by Patrick White; Goodbye My Brother by John Cheever; Mrs Fortescue by Doris Lessing; Parker's Back by Flannery O'Connor; Going Home by William Trevor; Lifeguard by John Updike; and Many Are Disappointed by V. S. Pritchett. ; 1.9 x 9.4 x 6.2 Inches; 576 pages; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box.

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