Great Modern Short Stories: An Anthology (Modern Library #168.2)

By: CERF, Bennett (selector and foreword)

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Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


A collection of 12 stories and novelettes by noted authors, 5 of which are English and 7 American. Includes complete and unabridged stories by Joseph Conrad, Ernest Hemingway, John Galsworthy, Willa Cather and eight others in this anthology. Selected, and with a foreword & biographical notes, by Bennett Cerf, editor and co-owner of the Modern Library. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i, verso lists 371 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1954 (though 1942 date appears in book). ML #168.2. --- A well-preserved copy: clean, tightly-bound and unmarked but with dulling to cover and spine gilding. Good-only, price-clipped dust jacket with penciled price, age toning and several small tears and chips, small blue dot sticker to spine and discolored spine; wrapped in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); viii, 480 pages

Title: Great Modern Short Stories: An Anthology (Modern Library #168.2)

Author Name: CERF, Bennett (selector and foreword)

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1941]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 84495