by CAIN, James M. (editor); HEMINGWAY, Ernest, James T. Farrell, John Steinbeck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Jack London, W. Somerset Maugham, et al. (contributors)
Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1944. First Edition. Collection of short fiction for me, including the first appearance of Cain's "The Girl in the Storm." Additional contributions include "The Undefeated" (Hemingway), "The Vessel of Wrath" (Maugham), "Twenty-Five Bucks" (Farrell), "The Harness" (Steinbeck), "The Four Fists" (Fitzgerald), "Semper Idem" (London), and "A Scandal in Bohemia" (Conan Doyle). One of numbered copies marked "Special Edition," this being copy no.493. Octavo (21.25cm); beige and brown cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; top edge gilt; 352pp. Mild sunning to spine, light wear to board edges, with rough erasure to upper third of front endpaper; Very Good+. Housed in a custom paper-covered slipcase. (Inventory #: 23329)
The history, literature, and art of American social movements, including Civil Rights, Feminism, Labor History, Radical Politics, and Counterculture.
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