|Publisher||DOUBLEDAY PAGE & COMPANY|
Doubleday Page, 1909. FIRST EDITION, first state with "h" missing on beginning of line 6, page 9. . 8vo - over 7.75" - 9.75" tall. Sixteen short stories by the master of the genre. Very good condition red cloth bright gilt cover titles, gilt faded on spine; tightly bound with reare ffep missing and page 7-8 separated but in place. A collection of twenty two (22) O. Henry short stories. Born William Sydney Porter in Greenboro, North Carolina, O.Henry was a prolific short-story writer, a master of surprise endings, who wrote about the life of ordinary people in New York City. As nice a copy as one would hope to find in spite of couple of minor issues. 376 pages.