Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First edition thus, 2002. Impressive Folio Society edition of the complete stories of O. Henry, American master of the short story. With b/w illustrations by Rod Waters. With slipcase. Some rubbing to joints/edges of spine. Contents crisp and clean. Very good overall.
0. Henry was an Amercian writer who was a master of the short story genre. His stories were known for their wit, wordplay, and for having an unexpected twist at the end. He was famous for his warm characterizations of awkward and difficult situations and the creative ways people find to resolve them. His most famous short story, The Gift of the Magi, epitomizes this style.