New York: Philosophical Library, (1946). First edition. Hardcover. These 33 selected by Thayer include; Rudyard Kipling 'The Last of the Stories', Edgar Allan Poe 'The Cask of Amontillado', Oscar Wilde 'The Sphinx Without a Secret', Ring Lardner 'The Young Immigrunts', Ben Hecht 'On a Day Like This' (two others by Hecht), Aldous Huxley 'Permutations among the Nightingales', Ambrose Bierce 'The Right to take Oneself Off', Ezra Pound 'Exile's Letter', Pope Pius II 'The History of the Amours of Eurialus and Lucretia', O Henry 'The Robe of Peace', Mark Twain 'A Mediaeval Romance', H G Wells 'The Pearl of Love', and many more. 389 pages. A nearly fine, crisp copy in a very good plus very bright dust jacket with slight loss at front flap fold (top). Item #14526

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