Short Story Masterpieces by the Best American Authors
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Daily Story Publishing Company
Date Published: 1900
Edition: First printing
Book Id: 38712
325pp. Duodecimo [17.5 cm] 1/4 white cloth, with blue cloth covered boards, and decorative gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Good only. The spine and covers are soiled, and mildly rubbed and bumped. The front hinge is going, and the text block is cracked several times. The pages are age-toned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet. Wright III, 4931.
Illustrations by J. Greville Wilmot. Thity-eight short stories, some involving mummies, dreams and insanity. Authors include Opie Read, Mrs. Gen. George E. Pickett, George Ade, Octave Thanet, and Elizabeth Phipps Train, among many others.