Woollcott's Second Reader


First edition. Near fine in fair jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with minor loss from corners, jacket spine stained. 1937 Hard Cover. x, 1056 pp. 8vo. Contributions by twenty-one authors, including eight complete books, four essays, a ghost story, a mystery, a study in murder, a biography, six unusual short stories, and nineteen original pieces by Alexander Woollcott. CONTENTS: Foreword; Preface to 'All Men are Brothers'; Lady's Maid's Bell; Joe; A Christmas Garland; Portrait of M.M.; Two Friends; Cakes and Ale: or the Skeleton in the Cupboard; Boswell and the Girl from Botany Bay; Golden Age; Peter Ruggs, The Missing Man; My Aunt Daisy; Three Stories: Little Hours, Arrangement in Black and White, The Waltz; Big Two-Hearted River; Self-Help of G.J. Smith; All Kneeling; Whilomville Stories; To the Reverend Doctor Hyde; Rab and His Friends; God and My Father; Thanksgiving Proclamation.

Title: Woollcott's Second Reader

Author: Woollcott, Alexander; Nai-An, Shih; Wharton, Edith; Eckstein, Gustav; Beerbohm, Max; Lawrence, D.H.; Cather, Willa; Maugham, Somerset W.; Pottle, Frederick A.; Grahame, Kenneth; Austin, William; Halper, Albert; Parker, Dorothy; Hemingway, Ernest...

Categories: Short Stories, Essays & Letters, Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: The Viking Press: 1937

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 2200865

Keywords: LITERATURE,