The Open Boat and Other Stories
Seller ID: 889
London: William Heinemann, 1898. First U. K. edition (301, adverts). Octavo, in green cloth with gilt and black titles. Includes the eight stories of the first U. S. edition published byDoubleday and McClure under the subtitle 'Minor Conflicts' (The Open Boat, A Man and Some Others, The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky, The Wise Men, The Five White Mice, Flanagan and His Short Filibustering Adventure, Horses, Death and the Child) plus nine additional stories subtitled 'Midnight Sketches' (An Experiment in Misery, The Men in the Storm, The Duel that Was not Fought, An Ominous Baby, A Great Mistake, An Eloquence of Grief, The Auction, The Pace of Youth, A Detail). Cover soiled, small, nickle-sized white stain cover top right corner, corners and edges worn. Neat bookplate, previous owner's signature, minor foxing to prelims. Neat repairs to hinges. Less than very good.
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