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THE GENTLE GRAFTER
by O. Henry
Edition: 1st Edition
Book DescriptionNew York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1908 First Edition. First Issue point: "of" L2, p.226, Mclure, 1908 but with Doubleday at base of spine. Gilt lettered & stamped red cloth. The Classic O. Henry: This collection of short stories with one recurrent theme: the separation of a fool and his money. A near fine or better example [bookplate on front pastedown] of this Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone, QQ40, DSS.. 1st Edition.
- THE GENTLE GRAFTER by O. Henry
- Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library (CA)
- Bookseller Inventory #: 28540
- Title: THE GENTLE GRAFTER
- Author: O. Henry
- Edition: 1st Edition
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company
- Place: New York
- Date published: 1908
- Keywords: First Edition Haycraft-Queen Cornerstone Nobel Prize Pulitzer Prize The
O. Henry's short, simple stories are noted for their careful plotting, ironic coincidences, and surprise endings. Contents: The Octopus Marooned; Jeff Peters as a Personal Magnet; Modern Rural Sports; The Chair of Philanthromathematics; The Hand That Riles the World; The Exact Science of Matrimony; A Midsummer Masquerade; Shearing the Wolf; Innocents of Broadway; Conscience in Art; The Man Higher Up; A Tempered Wind; Hostages to Momus; The Ethics of Pig.