STORIES FROM SCRIBNER. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1893, 1894. Small octavo, six volumes, frontispiece in each volume, numerous vignettes in text, title pages printed in black, blue and orange, original maroon cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed, decorated endpapers. Mixed, mostly first editions. A full set of the six individual anthologies issued in 1893, all reprinting short stories from SCRIBNER'S MAGAZINE: STORIES OF NEW YORK, STORIES OF ITALY, STORIES OF THE ARMY, STORIES OF THE SEA, STORIES OF THE SOUTH, STORIES OF THE RAILWAY. All are first editions except STORIES OF ITALY, which is an 1894 reprint. The NEW YORK volume includes Edith Wharton's short story, "Mrs. Manstey's View," her first prose work to appear in a book. All volumes (except STORIES OF ITALY) contain supernatural material. Garrison B2. Three volumes (NEW YORK, SOUTH, and RAILWAY) lack the front free endpaper, one (SEA) with considerable foxing and some stains to covers, generally a good to very good set. (#135710).
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