Roads Of Destiny

Year 1909
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 376
Condition Very Good

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.