Classic Short Stories Series By FOLIO SOCIETY: American, Russian, French, Irish -4 Volumes (Rip van Winkle by Washington Irving; Outcasts of Poker Flats; Yellow Wallpaper; Self Made Cuckold; In the Twenty Ninth Century; Russian Beauty Limerick Gloves etc)


----------4 volumes (ONE SHIPPING PRICE ), hardcovers, all are illustrated, overseas shipping (anywhere outside of Canada and the USA ) will require additional charges, all are Fine copies in very slightly rubbed Near Fine slipcases, no dustjackets as issued, all 4 books are about 6.25w x 9.5h inches, all in uniform format and condition, American and Russian are 1997 and are 2nd printings, French is 1998 and is a 1st printing, Irish is 1999 and is a 1st printing ---AMERICAN (436 pages ) contains: AMERICAN (436 pages ) contains: Intro by William Abrahams; Rip van Winkle by Washington Irving; The One Million Pound Bank Note by Mark Twain; The Outcasts of Poker Flats by Bret Harte; A Horseman in the Sky by Ambrose Bierce; The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James; Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne; The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe; Bartleby the Scrivener by Herman Melville; The Man Without a Country by Edward Everett Hale; Marsh Rosemary by Sarah Orne Jewett; Desiree's baby by Kate Chopin; A New England Nun by Mary Elizabeth Wilkins; The Wife of His Youth by Charles Chestnutt; Some Like Them Cold by Ring Lardner; The idyll of Miss Sarah Brown by Damon Runyon; The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman; The Other two by Edith Wharton; A Municipal Report by O Henry; The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky by Stephen Crane; The Enchanted Bluff by Willa Cather; Hands by Sherwood Anderson; Batard by Jack London; Glory in the Daytime by Dorothy Parker; A Ride with Olympy by James Thurber; An Alcoholic case by F Scott Fitzgerald; Barn Burning by William Faulkner; The Killers by Ernest Hemingway; The Snake by John Steinbeck, ---FRENCH ( 412 pages ) contains: Intro by Brian masters; The Boy Who Bedded His Mother and Sister by Marguerite de Navarre; Cosi-Sancta, a little ill for a great good by Voltaire; The Self Made Cuckold by Marquis de Sade; Dead man’s Combe by Charles Nodier; The Duchess of Palliano by Stendahl; An Episode of the Reign of Terror by Honore de Balzac; The Adventure of Seven Stars on earth by Alexandre Dumas; Claude Gueux, King of Thieves by Victor Hugo; The Etruscan vase by Prosper Merimee; Medical Advice by Charles de Bernard; The Greatest Love of Don Juan by Jules Barbey D’Aurevilly; Mimi Pinson by Alfred de Musset; The Mummy’s Foot by Theophile Gautier; A Simple Heart by Gustave Flaubert; In the Twenty Ninth Century, The Day of an American Journalist in 2889 by Jules Verne; The Desire to be a Man by Villiers de L’Isle-Adam; The Stars by Alphonse Daudet; The Attack on the Mill by Emile Zola; The Procurator of Judaea by Anatole France; Miss Harriet by Guy de Maupassant; The Work of a Lifetime by Edmond Haraucourt; The Veiled Man by Marcel Schwob; A Young Girl’s Confession by Marcel Proust; Green Sealing Wax by Colette; The Wall by Jean Paul Sartre; The Guest by Albert Camus ---RUSSIAN ( 386 pages ) contains: Intro by John Bayley; The Queen of Spades by Alexander Pushkin; The Overcoat by Nikolai Gogol; Taman by Mikhail Lermontov; The Song of Triumphant Love by Ivan Turgenev; The Honest Thief by Fyodor Dostoevsky; The Wild Squire by N Shchedrin ( Mikhail Saltykov ); The Raid by leo Tolstoy; Lady macBeth f the Minsk District by Nikolai leskov; The Murmuring Forest by Vladimir Korolenko; The Red Flower by Vsevolod Garshin; The Kiss by Anton Chekhov; Twenty-six Men and a Girl by Maxim Gorky; The Gentleman by San Francisco by Ivan Bunin; The Death of Romelink by Alex. Grin; The Cave by Yevgeny Zamyatin; Aerial Ways by Boris pasternak; The Murderer by Bulgakov; How It Was Done in Odessa by Isaac Babel; Lyalka Fifty by Zoshchenko; A Russian Beauty by Vladimir Nabokov; Matryona’s Home by Solzhenitsyn ---IRISH (437 pages) contains: Intro by Frank Delaney; The Adventures of a Strolling Player by Oliver Goldsmith; The Limerick Gloves by Maria Edgeworth; Wildgoose Lodge by William Carleton; Mr Justice Harbottle by J ( Joseph ) Sheridan Le Fanu; A Spoiled Priest by Canon Sheehan; The Only Son of Aoife by Lady Gregory; Albert Nobbs by George Moore; The Selfish Giant by Oscar Wilde; Lisheen races, Second-Hand by Somerville and Ross; The Rector by Seamus O’Kelly; Witch Wood by Lord Dunsany; The Breath of Life by Daniel Corkery; Eveline by James Joyce; Desire by James Stephens; The Sniper by Liam O’Flaherty; Midsummer Night Madness by Sean O’Faolain; The Majesty of the Law by Frank O’Connor; Meles Vulgaris by Patrick Boyle; Dante and the Lobster by Samuel beckett; The Cat and the Cornfield by Bryan MacMahon; In a Café by Mary Lavin; A Ball of Malt and Madame Butterfly by Benedict Kiely; Lebensraum by Aidan Higgins; Lost Ground by William Trevor; Mr Sing My Heart’s delight by Brian Friel; The Rug by Edna O’Brien; Korea by John McGahern; The Lady with the Red Shoes by Ita Daly; Night in Tunisia by Neil Jordan, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Classic Short Stories Series By FOLIO SOCIETY: American, Russian, French, Irish -4 Volumes (Rip van Winkle by Washington Irving; Outcasts of Poker Flats; Yellow Wallpaper; Self Made Cuckold; In the Twenty Ninth Century; Russian Beauty Limerick Gloves etc)

Author Name: Abrahams, William; John Bayley; Brian Masters; Frank Delaney (introductions ) FOLIO SOCIETY Ambrose Bierce; Kate Chopin; Willa Cather; Jack London; Ernest Hemingway; Marguerite de Navarre; Marquis de Sade; Jules Verne; Jean Paul Sartre; Albert Camus; Etc

Illustrator: Paul Gulla, Roman Pisarev, Veronique Bour, David Rooney

Categories: Literature Fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, England, London, UK: Folio Society, 1997, 1997, 1998, 1999, 1st Folio Edition, First and 2nd Printing: 1997

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as issued

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 159227

Keywords: , Davidfb Abrahams, William; John Bayley; Brian Masters; Frank Delaney (introductions ) FOLIO SOCIETY