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Selected Modern Short Stories

by H E Bates, Martin Armstrong, H A Manhood, T O Beachcroft, Helen Simpson, John Hampson, Liam O'Flaherty, L A G Strong, Malachi Whitaker, Frank O'Connor, William Plomer, Rhys Davies, Stories Selected By Alan Steele

Condition: Fine Book/Near Fine Dustjacket


Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1937. First Penguin Edition, First Printing . Printed Wrappers. Fine Book/Near Fine Dustjacket. First Penguin printing, 1937, #96. From the collection of Ian Ballantine, who was the American representative of Penguin Books prior to his founding of Ballantine Books in 1952. Each book from the Ballantine collection comes with a loose card indicating it is from the library of Ian and Betty Ballantine. Book is fine, no wear. DJ with a touch of wear at top and bottom of spine and at tips.


  • Bookseller: Arroyo Seco Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 026732
  • Title: Selected Modern Short Stories
  • Author: H E Bates, Martin Armstrong, H A Manhood, T O Beachcroft, Helen Simpson, John Hampson, Liam O'Flaherty, L A G Strong, Malachi Whitaker, Frank O'Connor, William Plomer, Rhys Davies, Stories Selected By Alan Steele
  • Format/binding:Printed Wrappers
  • Book condition: Used - Fine Book
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine Dustjacket
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Penguin Edition, First Printing
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Place: Harmondsworth
  • Date published: 1937
  • Keywords: General
  • Bookseller catalogs: Miscellany #53 File Copies of Ian Ballantine;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;

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