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The World's Fifty Best Short Novels -- Volumes 1,3,4,5,7, 9, 10

by Overton, Grant, Ed

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket as Issued


NY: Funk & Wagnalls, 1929. Book. Very Good. Red Leatherette. Reprint.. A lot of 7 out of 10 volumes in a pocket-sized library of fiction. Red leatherette on boards. Most in very good condition. Vol. 10 has loose hinge; Vol. 7, rubbing on lower half of joint. Texts clean. Bookplates of previous owner on inside covers. Each volume has about 180-200 pp. No jackets. Authors represented include Poe, Hawthorne, Irving, Galsworthy, Chekhov, London, Wilde, Norris, Lardner, Bierce, Cather, Zane Grey and many others. Size: 12mo -- 6.25 in Tall.
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