THE GENTLE GRAFTER. O. Henry, William Sydney Porter.


New York: The McClure Company, 1908. Original red cloth.

First Edition, second printing (with page [1] unpaginated, bearing the book's title 2-3/8" wide). This copy is also in the second binding state, with "Doubleday Page & Co." at the foot of the spine -- as this was the year DP&Co took over McClure's business. This is a collection of fourteen short stories, the genre for which this author is best known. Fine, bright condition. Blanck 16276. Housed in a cloth slipcase with leather label, this copy bears the small leather "Blairhame" bookplate of the noted collector Mr. J. Insley Blair. Item #13679

Price: $75.00

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