The Best American Humorous Short Stories (Modern Library #87.2)

By: LINSCOTT, Robert N. (editor)

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


A collection of humorous stories by 31 noted American authors such as Mark Twain, S. J. Perelman, Dorothy Parker and O. Henry (43 stories in all) in a Modern Library edition. Edited and with an introductory note by Robert N. Linscott. Jacket features color caricatures of five of the authors represented. --- In Toledano spine 8 / grey cloth / gilt titling on burgundy spine & cover blocks / red topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso advertises 379 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1957 (though 1945 date appears in book). ML #87.2. --- A very nice copy: unmarked, bright and tightly bound. Unclipped dust jacket with minor chafing to edges; is overall bright and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); x, 436 pages

Title: The Best American Humorous Short Stories (Modern Library #87.2)

Author Name: LINSCOTT, Robert N. (editor)

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions, >>Humor, Puzzles, Diversions,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1957]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket

Stock No.: 83873