Stories To Remember (1956) & More Stories To Remember (1958) Set, Hardcovers Doubleday

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STORIES TO REMEMBER: Published by DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY in 1956 & selected by THOMAS B COSTAIN & JOHN BEECROFT with illustrations by MARTHA SAWYERS & WILLIAM REUSSWIG. Six Complete Novels And Thirty-Three Stories. These well-beloved writings were chosen for their originality and readability and for the reputations they have built for themselves and their authors. Among them are a number of discoveries—stories you have probably never read because they have been out of print for many years. The collection was assembled by THOMAS B COSTAIN, editor and author of best-selling novels and histories, and JOHN BEECROFT, editor-in-chief of the Literary Guild of America and compiler of fiver previous anthologies. Mr Costain says of the collection: “These are vintage stories, in our esteem, and we are convinced that those who read them will carry them in their memories with the same fondness and admiration that the editors have felt.”
Stories: THE BRIDGE OF SAN LUIS REY by THORNTON WILDER, BASQUERIE by ELEANOR MERCEIN KELLY, JUDITH by A E COPPARD, A MOTHER IN MANNVILLE by MARJORIE KINNAN RAWLINGS, KERFOL by EDITH WHARTON, THE LAST LEAF by O HENRY, THE BLOODHOUND by ARHTUR TRAIN, WHAT THE OLD MAN DOES IS ALWAYS RIGHT by HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN, THE SEA OF GRASS by CONRAD RICHTER, THE SIRE DE MALETROIT’S DOOR by ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, THE NECKLACE by GUDY DE MAUPASSANT, BY THE WATERS OF BABYLON by STEPHEN VINCENT BENET, A V LAIDER by MAX BERRBOHM, THE PILLAR OF FIRE by PERCIVAL WILDE, THE STRANGE WILL from THE MAN WITH THE BROKEN EAR by EDMOND ABOUT, THE HAND AT THE WINDOW from WUTHERING HEIGHTS by EMILY BRONE, NATIONAL VELVET by ENID BAGNOLD
MORE STORIES TO REMEMBER: Published by DOUBLEDAY & COMPANY in 1958 & selected by THOMAS B COSTAIN & JOHN BEECROFT with illustrations by FRED BANBERY. Willa Cather, John Galsworthy, Thomas Hardy, De Maupassant, Rudyard Kipling are but a few of the great names of literature whose writings are included in this superb two-volume anthology. Here, too, are pieces by W Somerest Maugham, Charles Dickens, and Ernest Hemingway—all stories the reader will be glad to re-read or discover for the first time and will find are all well worth reading. Thomas B Costain and John Beecroft compiled MORE STORIES TO REMEMBER in response to a demand which resulted from the publication of their similar collection, STORIES TO REMEMBER. Both editors are known for their ability to recognize fine stories, and this magnificent anthology shows them at their selective best. In choosing these six complete novels and thirty short stories, the editors aimed at both variety and high quality. But, above all, their selection was based on readability and enjoyment—as anyone who dips into this engrossing collection will discover.
Stories: LOST HORIZON by JAMES HILTON, NEIGHBOUR ROSICKY by WILLA CATHER, THE VERGER by SOMERSET MAUGHAM, JACK STILL by J P MARQUAND, THE SILVER MASK by HUGH WALPOLE, THE RETURN OF THE RANGERS by KENNETH ROBERTS, OLD MAN AT THE BRIDGE by ERNEST HEMINGWAY, THE CYPRIAN CAT by DOROTHY L SAYERS, THE CALL OF THE WILD by JACK LONDON, THE JUKEBOX AND THE KALLIKAKS by B J CHUTE, THE STRANGE RIDE OF MORROWBIE JUKES by RUDYARD KIPLING, SHE WENT BY GENTLY by PAUL VINCENT CARROLL, TALE OF MY AUNT JENEPHER’S WOOING by DONN BYRNE, THROUGH THE VEIL by A CONAN DOYLE, THE THREE STRANGERS by THOMAS HARDY, THE OLD MAN by HOLLOWAY HORN, THE ROLLICKING GOD by NUNNALLY JOHNSON, WAS IT A DREAM by GUY DE MAUPASSANT, THE LADY by DONRAD RICHTER with Bonus Stories: THE HOLY WOOD PRODUCERS OF HOLLYWOOD by UNKNOWN, THE TOWN CLOCK by STUART ROSS
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