Best American Humorous Short Stories


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Hardcover, light gray cloth in publisher’s price-clipped dust-jacket. 436 pages. ML no. 87. Edited, with an Introductory Note, by Robert N. Linscott. Binding style 8 with Kent end-papers, Blumenthal design and red stained top edge. Dust-jacket style “i” [rear panel], verso contains 372 titles. Circa 1950’s. Includes 43 stories by 31 authors. No previous ownership marks. A clean, square, tight and unmarked copy. Dust-jacket clean and complete with no tears or chips, albeit price clipped. Very good+ in a good+ dust-jacket.

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Weight 1.37 lbs
Book Author

Linscott, Robert N. (editor)


The Modern Library

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New York


12mo – over 6¾ – 7¾" tall

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