New York: McDowell, Obolensky, 1959. First Edition. First printing. Octavo (21cm). Teal cloth in black dust jacket, yellow topstain; [x],305,pp. Minor marks to top and lower edges of textblock, discoloration to pastedown, else Very Good. Jacket unclipped (priced $3.95), rubbed, with minor dustsoil to rear panel and subtle spotting to rear flap and verso: Very Good.
Third collection of short stories from the Pulitzer Prize winning author. Includes "Venus, Cupid, folly and time" the first prize story in the 1959 O. Henry Memorial Awards first published in the Kenyon Review.