This little book contains a posthumous collection of short stories by the famous prolific writer-- O. Henry (William Sidney Porter) and is titled: WAIFS AND STRAYS
The book measures 6 5/8" x 4 1/2" and is in Excellent Condition.
Publisher: Nelson Doubleday, Inc. Published 1925
The contents pages includes the titles to all twelve of the enclosed short stories:
"The Red Roses of Tonia," "Round The Circle," "The Rubber Plant's Story," "Out of Nazareth," "Confessions of a Humorist," "The Sparrows in Madison Square," "Hearts and Hands," "The Cactus," "The Detective Detector," "The Dog and the Playlet," "A Little Talk About Mobs," "The Snow Man,"
The burgundy cloth hardboard cover is in very good condition. The spines carries the book title and a design in a faded gilt. The front of the book has a silhouette within a circle and the name O' Henry beneath. The stitched pages are clean and intact. There is a penciled name on the front end page. Otherwise no marks found. There is a bit of white glue residue noted on the spine where there was apparently a label at one time.
William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910), known by his pen name O. Henry, was an American writer. O. Henry's short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, warm characterization and clever twist endings. William Sidney Porter was born on September 11, 1862, in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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