COMPLETE WORKS OF O. HENRY
"O. Henry" [Porter, William Sydney]
Price: 9,500.00 USD
(Garden City: Doubleday, Page and Company, 1912), A VERY FINE SET OF THE SCARCE AND IMPORTANT MANUSCRIPT EDITION, THIS SET UNUSUAL AS IT HAS TWO LEAVES OF MANUSCRIPT INSTEAD OF ONLY ONE AS IS NORMAL. The condition, combined with the extra leaf of manuscript, makes this the finest set of O. Henry's works we've ever seen, truly unparalleled. The manuscript leaves are written in pencil on O. Henry's yellow paper and are two consecutive leaves from the novella "Heart of the West" which was originally published in 1907. 12 volumes. The Manuscript Edition, limited to only 125 numbered sets (this is number 37) WITH TWO PAGES OF MANUSCRIPT INCLUDED. Tall 8vos, in the publisher's original buff boards backed in white vellum, the upper covers and spines both lettered in gilt, t.e.g. A very fine and handsome set, the text absolutely pristine, this set WITH TWO leaves of manuscript included instead of only one.