Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; Second Printing
Publisher: New York: Julian Messner, 1944.
A nice first edition/later printing in Near Fine condition in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket showing some chipping with few small closed tears.
A collection of 82 stories by mainly English, Irish and American authors - 66 writers in all beginning with Herodotus and continuing with Virginia Woolf, Edward Lear, Oscar Wilde, James Thurber, H. H. Munro (Saki) , and Orson Welles.
Included is F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the first print appearance and basis which is the basis for the academy awards winning movie starring Brad Pitt; 8vo; 572 pages.