STORY IN AMERICA 1933-1934: THIRTY-FOUR SELECTIONS FROM THE AMERICAN ISSUES OF "STORY," THE MAGAZINE DEVOTED SOLELY TO THE SHORT STORY. New York: The Vanguard Press, 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-xi [xii-xiii] xiv-xvi [1-2] 3-352 [353-354: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edge stained blue, fore and bottom edges rough trimmed. First edition. The second anthology collecting stories published in STORY, the magazine Edward J. O'Brien called "the most important short story magazine in the world." Collects thirty-four stories by William Saroyan, Nelson Algren, Zora Neale Hurston, Gertrude Stein, William Faulkner, John Fante, John Peale Bishop, and others. Hint of fading to cloth at edges, else a fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear along top edges and just a bit of sunning to the spine panel. Presents very well overall. (#116397).
First edition so stated on copyright page.