Greatest Short Stories (6 volume set) 1940 Collier edition

Greatest Short Stories (6 volume set) 1940 Collier edition

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P. F. Collier & Son [editor]. Greatest Short Stories (6 volume set). New York: P. F. Collier & Son, 1940. [5647]

Six volumes in green publisher's cloth decorated in gilt & blue, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, bindings are near fine with very slight shelf-wear, about 385 clean pp. in each volume. The set is ex library with card pockets inside the front covers, small label on the ffeps, ink number stamp on the contents page. Very good. Hardcover.

A set that will look great on your shelf and will provides hours of entertaining reading.

"The selection of stories in this new library has been made from several points of view. The first aim of the editors was to bring the reader a fine group of the greatest short stores of America and other countries - the stories which stand supreme for their emotional power, their deft delineation of character, their mastery of plot, or their dynamic message to humanity. Thus these six volumes contain a wide variety of tales, all rich in the qualities which stamp them as masterpieces of world literature." - Introduction.