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    Frank R. Stockton. The Novels and Stories of Frank R. Stockton. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1900.

    Number 100 of 204 limited edition sets.

    Complete in 23 uniformly bound volumes in full brown leather, gilt decorated, spines with six ribbed compartments, top edges gilt, on Japan paper and illustrated with frontispieces in each volume. The set is in fine condition.

    A one time assistant editor of St. Nicholas children's magazine, Stockton's writings of fairy tales and speculative fiction hold up well for all ages. Perhaps best known today for his short story, "The Lady, or the Tiger?", he left this popular tale open-ended and never provided a solution to the puzzle within it, even after being deluged with inquiring letters at the time.


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