Category: Short stories

Sort

Showing 1-14 of 14

Image for Stories

Stories

By: De Maupassant, Guy

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, The Franklin Library: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16047

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book. Full gilt edges, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, full leather binding in red with gilt stamped designs front, spine and back, raised bands on spine. Companion pamphlet is present. ; The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 356 pages; A collection of 30 of the author's short stories. A fine volume, suitable for gifting. View more info

Image for McSweeney's Issue 24

McSweeney's Issue 24

By: Eggers, Dave

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hamish Hamilton Ltd: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18114

ISBN: 0241143926

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Only slight wear to cloth covered boards ; Dark blue and black imprinted design on cloth covered boards. The book's unique binding divides the book in half in a 'z' with 2 spines and 2 front boards. Pasted onto the back of the front free end paper is a booklet featuring a story by Milton Kaufman, excerpted from a future book. For obvious reasons the binding could never have a dust jacket. ; 8.35 X 6.54 X 1.18 inches; 320 pages; A collection of short fiction from such authors as: Christopher Howard, Joe Meno Jonathan Ames, Aaron Gwynn, Philippe Soupault and Eric Hanson. The reverse side of the ... View more info

Image for McAuslan in the Rough

McAuslan in the Rough

By: Fraser, George MacDonald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17942

ISBN: 0214200108

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Ex-library with typical library stamps on FFEP, page edges and title page. Card pocket has been removed from BFEP, taking some page surface with it, red cloth boards have library tape residue present. DJ is price-clipped. ; A tight solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; Ex-Library; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 219 pages; "McAuslan in the Rough is the second collection of short stories by George MacDonald Fraser featuring a young Scottish officer named Dand MacNeill. It is a sequel to The General Danced at Dawn and concerns life in a Highland regiment after the end of ... View more info

Image for The Twins of Table Mountain

The Twins of Table Mountain

By: Harte, Bret

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1888

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 18975

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Brown cloth boards show some shelf wear, small corner bumps. ; A tight solid book, hinges intact. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 249 pages; A book of short stories, originally published in 1879 View more info

Image for Stories

Stories

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16041

Condition: Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued


Small ding bottom edge front & back board ; A bright, solid book. Full gilt edges, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, full leather binding with raised bands on spine. ; The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 564 pages; A collection of short stories by the Hawthorne. A fine volume, suitable for gifting. Includes pamphlet with notes from the editor. View more info

Image for Selected Stories

Selected Stories

By: Henry, O

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16035

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book. Full gilt edges, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, full leather binding with raised bands on spine. ; The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers; B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 467 pages; A collection of 45 short stories, by the author known for his suprising twists. A fine copy, suitable for gifting. Includes pamphlet with notes from the editor. View more info

Image for Magic Night; Stories

Magic Night; Stories

By: Huebert, Joy & Mark Nixon & Holly Phillips & Sheila Longton & Ben Rawluk

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Victoria, BC, Root Cellar Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16635

ISBN: 0973279338

Condition: Near Fine


Signed by Author; Only slight wear to back fore edge ; Inscription on title page with 2 signatures (authors?). This is a small press binding, hand sewn, obviously done with love. Pale green covers with french flaps sewn to the signatures (groups of pages). A lovely book. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 96 pages; These 23 short stories are by a group of five friends, most of whom have been published in other publications. Ben Rawluk, who contributed one story, has experience with small press publication. View more info

Image for Brother Frank's Gospel Hour

Brother Frank's Gospel Hour

By: Kinsella, W. P.

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Dallas, TX, SMU Press,: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 18300

ISBN: 0870743988

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Signed by Author; Very short closed tear top fore edge, lightly creased top back edge ; Signed by the author on the title page. A bright, solid book. Dust jacket in Mylar jacket protector. ; 8.30 X 5.54 X 0.81 inches; 187 pages; "These eleven stories continue the adventures of Silas Ermineskin and his sidekick Frank Fencepost, as Kinsella returns tho the Cree Indian reserve in Hobbema , Alberta, where his cast of zany characters, last seen in the Fencepost Chronicles and The Miss Hobbema Pageant, is at its best." (jacket blurb) View more info

Image for The Many Deaths of George Robertson

The Many Deaths of George Robertson

By: Little, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fredericton, NB, Goose Lane Editions: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16416

ISBN: 0864921241

Condition: Very Good+


Signed by Author; Light wear to extremities of white glossy pictorial card covers ; Unpersonalized inscription on front fly leaf. A bright, solid book ; Trade PB; 8.30 X 5.50 X 0.20 inches; 137 pages; In this his first collection of stories, George Little examines the lives of parents, siblings, friends and politicians, offering fleeting glimpses into the moral complexity of contemporary relationships. In the title story, "The Many Deaths of George Robertson," a man rediscovers himself by rewriting his past; in "Marooned," an old woman is haunted by the memory of a shipwreck an... View more info

Image for Stories

Stories

By: Mann, Thomas

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16034

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


A bright, solid book. Full gilt edges, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, full leather binding with raised bands on spine. ; The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers; B&W Drawings; 317 pages; Five stories by the author, including "Death in Venice", "Tonio Kroger", "Mario and The Magician", "Disorder and Early Sorrow" and "Felix Krull". A fine volume, suitable for gifting. View more info

Image for Billy Budd, Sailor and The Piazza Tales

Billy Budd, Sailor and The Piazza Tales

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Franklin Center PA, The Franklin Library: 1978

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 16033

Condition: Fine with No dust jacket as issued


A bright, solid book. All edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, silk bookmark bound in, full leather binding with raised bands on spine. Elaborate gilt stamped decorations front, spine and back. ; The Collected Stories of the World's Greatest Writers; B&W Drawings; 351 pages; "Billy Budd, Sailor" plus a collection of short stories. View more info

Image for The Oil Vendor and the Courtesan  Tales from the Ming Dynasty

The Oil Vendor and the Courtesan Tales from the Ming Dynasty

By: Menglong, Feng & Ted Wang and Chen Chen (translators)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Welcome Rain Publishers: 2007

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 18548

ISBN: 1566491401

Condition: Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued


Illustrated boards show light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book.; 9.10 X 6.20 X 0.80 inches; 260 pages; "These eight tales from the Song and Ming Dynasties present readers with a colorful tapestry of adventure and misadventure, erotic romance, crafty intrigue, supernatural fantasy, comedies of errors, and crimes and punishment in sixteenth and seventeenth century China." This is the second of a series of books featuring short stories by two writers from the Ming dynasty in China; Feng Menlong (1574-1646) and Ling Menchu (1580-1644). This book concentrates on the stories by Feng Menlon... View more info

Image for The Collected Stories

The Collected Stories

By: Theroux, Paul

Price: $21.50

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 1997

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 18546

ISBN: 0670861278

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Light edge wear to dustjacket ; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 6.40 X 2 inches; 660 pages; "Written over a period of twenty-five years, the more than sixty stories in this volume are funny and sardonic, sensuous and evocative, streaked with terror and cruelty. Richly varied in tone and subject -- ghost story, murder mystery, sexual farce, political satire, culture-clash parable -- all glow with Paul Theroux's intelligence, elegance, and ironic wit; with his marvelous sense of place; with his ear for dialogue; and with his tragicomic vision.Theroux's canvas str... View more info

Image for Tales from Gold Mountain Stories of the Chinese in the New World

Tales from Gold Mountain Stories of the Chinese in the New World

By: Yee, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Toronto, Groundwood Books/ Douglas & McIntyre: 1989

Edition: First Edition; Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 19212

ISBN: 0888990987

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


DJ and boards show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; Colour Illustrations; 10.1 X 7.9 X 0.5 inches; 64 pages; "Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardships faced by the first Chinese-Americans. In "Spirits of the Railway," a young man appeases the ghosts of dead railroad workers who were never properly buried. In "Forbidden Fruit," a father's prejudice keeps his daughter from marrying her beloved. Dramatic illustrations accompany the stories. "The brief, pithy tales strikingly reflect traditional Chinese belief... View more info