The Best Stories of Guy de Maupassant. Guy de Maupassant.

The Best Stories of Guy de Maupassant

New York: The Modern Library, 1945. Hardcover. # 98. Toledano binding style 10. Kent endpapers. Used - Good. Blue cloth boards with Modern Library logo blindstamped on front board and gilt lettering on spine. Top edge of front board is slightly bent. Head/tail of spine bumped. Some cockling to boards. Two marks on bottom edge. Red 'H' stamp on FFE. Front inner hinge cracked throughout but binding is still intact and mostly tight. Prior owner's name on title page. 12.5 x 18.5 cm. 551 pp. plus 10 pp of Modern Library book listings. / Poor/Fair. Price clipped. Considerable wear. Brodart protective cover applied. Item #9530

Selected and Introduced by Saxe Commins

Mademoiselle Fifi
Vain Beauty
The Horla
Madame Tellier’s Excursion
The Piece of String
The Story of a Farm Girl
That Pig of a Morin
The Umbrella
Was It a Dream?
The False Gems
Hautot Senior and Hautot Junior
A Family Affair
A Normandy Joke
The Diamond Necklace
In the Moonlight
Love
The Little Cask
Clochette
A Fishing Excursion
Humiliation
Julie Romain
The Specter
My Uncle Sosthenes
The Duel
A Vagabond
Madame Parisse
One Phase of Love
Simon’s Papa
The Vendetta
The Farmer’s Wife
A Matter of Business
The Signal
Love’s Awakening
The Olive Grove
Saved
A Country Excursion
The Diary of a Madman
Two Little Soldiers
The White Wolf
The Devil
A Lucky Burglar
Moonlight
The Mad Woman
A Costly Outing
Ball-of-Fat.

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