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    O. Henry. Strictly Business. New York: 1910. First edition.

    More Information: O. Henry. Strictly Business. More Stories of the Four Million. New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1910. First edition. Octavo (7.375 x 5 inches; 187 x 127 mm.). [2, blank], vi, 310, [2, blank] pages. Publisher's ribbed red cloth, spine and front board letterer in gilt, front board stamped and ruled in blind with the publisher's device stamped in gilt; all edges of the text block trimmed; plain endpapers; in the original dust jacket, priced $1.20. Spine very slightly skewed; extremities a trifle worn. Page edges lightly foxed in the later gatherings; text block somewhat sagging; front pastedown a little crimped near the hinge; short closed tear to the rear pastedown. Dust jacket spine panel, folds and upper and lower margins foxed; lightly rubbed; edges a little worn with a couple short closed tears and some small chips at the fold edges. Very good. Uncommon in jacket. From the Otto Penzler Collection of Mystery Fiction.

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