THE BEST SHORT STORIES 1931 and The Yearbook Of The American Short Story.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1931. Hardcover first edition - An anthology containing 26 of the best stories by American authors published in 1931, with an introduction by O'Brien., Includes Fitzgerald's 'Babylon Revisted' and Faulkner's 'That Evening Sun Go Down.' Among the other authors included in this volume are Dorothy Parker, Paul Horgan (his first appearance in this series), Alvah C. Bessie, Kay Boyle Morley Callaghan and others. In addition to the stories, the yearbook includes a lot of information on magazines publishing short stories, an index of all short stories and distinctive stories and more. xvii, 397 pp.
Condition: Very good in black cloth (a bit of fading to the spine, gift inscription dated Christmas 1931, some light toning to the pages, but a clean and sturdy copy)