PRIZE STORIES OF 1959: The O. Henry Awards.
Edition: First printing.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1959. dj. Hardcover first edition - The 39nd volume in this series of prize-winning stories, this anthology contains short stories by some of the best writers of the mid-20th century - Stories by Peter Taylor (who won first prize for 'Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time'), George P. Elliott, Thomas C, Turner, Jean Stafford, James Baldwin ('Come Out the Wilderness'), Emilie Bix Buchwald, Ellen Currie, Flannery O'Connor, William Eastlake, MacDonald Harris, Helga Sandburg, Thomas Williams, Alma Stone, Tom Filer, and John Cheever,." Introduction by the editor and brief notes on each author. 308 pp.
Condition: Exlibrary with usual markings, front endpaper missing, but good condition in green cloth in a good only dust jacket with overall edgewear and chipping (original price of 3.95 still present)