Best American Short Stories Of 1956, The

Jack Kerouac, Philip Roth + Many More

Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Year 1956
Edition FIRST
Printing FIRST
Pages 368
Binding Hardcover
Condition Very Good

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Houghton Mifflin, 1956. FIRST EDITION, first printing (stated.) Very good condition, no writing, no stamps, no dog-ears, no bookplates, no smells, no foxing, no toning, some moisture wrinkling on bright cover. Rare color illustrated dust jacket in a clear protective cover, price clipped some moderate edge chipping and short tears. A total of 21 stories including a portion of Kerouac's classic novel On the Road, (here as "The Mexican Girl" ) which would be published the following year. Other authors included in this rare anthology include Flannery O'Connor, Roger Angell, George P. Elliott, Shirley Jackson, and Philip Roth. Very collectible edition which includes a portion of all time classic prior to its first printing! 368 pages.