And Other Stories: A Collection of 12 New Stories by John O'Hara. John O'Hara.
And Other Stories: A Collection of 12 New Stories by John O'Hara
And Other Stories: A Collection of 12 New Stories by John O'Hara
And Other Stories: A Collection of 12 New Stories by John O'Hara
And Other Stories: A Collection of 12 New Stories by John O'Hara

And Other Stories: A Collection of 12 New Stories by John O'Hara

New York, NY: Random House, Inc., 1968. First Edition. Hardcover. "This volume contains twelve brilliant new stories, all written in the two years following the completion of Waiting for Winter (1966). One of them, "A Few Trips and Some Poetry," is a novel of medium length...The quality of And Other Stories- which contains some of the author's finest work- shows what a great amount of his energy and time has gone into it. But...in the first eight years of the 1960s he has already produced more and better work than most writers manage in a lifetime..." (from front flap) The final collection of stories published during the lifetime of John O'Hara (1905-1970), the great & prolific American novelist, critic & especially short story writer whose works have been canonized in the Library of America series. With a foreword by O'Hara followed by twelve of his late classic stories including the short novel mentioned above. Hardcover in unclipped first-issue dust jacket (with $5.95 price printed on front flap), first (trade) edition, first printing as stated on copyright page, issued simultaneously with a limited numbered & signed edition. An essential O'Hara collectible in its rarest original standard form. Book in good-to-near-fine condition with mild rubbing, fading to green-cloth front, back covers & spine; a bit of wear & mild fading to edges & corners of same; somewhat pronounced vertical crease across length of spine; moderate loss of darker green backgrounds & gilt lettering at same esp. at crease & edges (gilt letters bright & almost completely intact at front cover); mild rubbing & spotting to side & lower edges of text block (the former untrimmed as issued); mild-to-significant fading, a few spots & tiny scratches at green-dyed upper edge of same. Interior very fine with only mild fading to blank blue-grey paste-downs & endpapers; miniscule bleeding of spots noted above onto side edges of a few page leaves. Unrestored dust jacket relatively good with mild rubbing, browning, scratching, creasing & a few small spot-stains to front, back covers, spine & flaps; mild wear & some tiny bumps, creases & slight loss of olive-green surface paper at edges & corners of same esp. spine-edges & corners; one short, closed vertical tear at middle-right edge of back cover; small area of tape repair at/ near upper edge & corners of blank inner jacket, hardly visible at front surface. Good- Near Fine / good. [Item #4684]

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