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    A Gift of Love ed. Anon. (Pocket 0-671-53661-3, Nov ’96, $6.99, 426pp, pb, cover by Stan Hunter)
    [BG]


    Gift-Wrapped Governess ed. Anon. (Harlequin Historical 978-0-373-29663-7, Nov 2011, $6.25, 280pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.




    Going to the Chapel ed. Anon. (Zebra Books 0-8217-7760-2, Jun 2004, $5.99, 304pp, pb)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.


    Great American Writers: The Wild West ed. Anon. (Gallery 0-8317-9422-4, 1989, 302pp, hc)
    • 7 · The Riders of the Purple Sage · Zane Grey · n. 1912
    • 179 · Tennessee’s Partner · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Oct 1869
    • 185 · The Luck of Roaring Camp · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Aug 1868
    • 196 · The Caballero’s Way [The Cisco Kid] · O. Henry · ss Everybody’s Magazine Jul 1907
    • 203 · The Pimienta Pancakes · O. Henry · ss McClure’s Dec 1903
    • 209 · A Call Loan · O. Henry · ss Everybody’s Magazine Jul 1903
    • 214 · The Last of the Mohicans · James Fenimore Cooper · ex 1826


    Great Comedies Made into Movies ed. Anon. (Chicago, IL: Royce #143, 1945, pb)
    [RB]
    • 3 · Bringing Up Baby · Hagar Wilde · ss Collier’s Apr 10 1937
    • 33 · Little Miss Marker · Damon Runyon · ss Collier’s Mar 26 1932
    • 63 · Brother Orchid · Richard Connell · nv Collier’s May 21 1938
    • 94 · Alibi Ike · Ring W. Lardner · nv The Saturday Evening Post Jul 31 1915


    Great Short Stories for Your Reading Pleasure ed. Anon. (Chicago, IL: Royce #106, 1943, pb)
    [RB]
    • 3 · The Book Bag · W. Somerset Maugham · ss The Book-Bag: 20 Best Short Stories in Ray Long’s 20 Years as an Editor, ed. Ray Long, Crown 1932
    • 70 · Guilty · Fannie Hurst · nv Cosmopolitan Feb 1921
    • 114 · The Christmas Tree and the Wedding · Fyodor Dostoyevsky · ss



    Greatest Short Stories: Volume 1, American ed. Anon. (P. F. Collier & Son, 1953, 383+iv, hc)
    [MW]
    • iii · Introduction · Anonymous · ed; general statement about the entire series, with references to specific stories; two pages.
    • 5 · Rip Van Winkle · Washington Irving · nv The Sketch Book 1819
    • 33 · The Murders in the Rue Morgue [C. Auguste Dupin] · Edgar Allan Poe · nv Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine Apr 1841
    • 91 · The Great Stone Face · Nathaniel Hawthorne · ss
    • 123 · The Lady, or the Tiger? · Frank R. Stockton · ss The Century Magazine Nov 1882
    • 137 · The Diamond Lens · Fitz-James O’Brien · nv Atlantic Monthly Jan 1858
    • 179 · The Man Without a Country · Edward Everett Hale · nv Atlantic Monthly Dec 1863
    • 217 · The Lost Phoebe · Theodore Dreiser · ss The Century Magazine Apr 1916
    • 247 · Haircut · Ring Lardner · ss Liberty Mar 28 1925
    • 269 · The Man Who Stole a Meeting-House · J. T. Trowbridge · ss 1872; By permission of Lee & Shepard. From “Coupon Bonds.” Copyright 1872 by James R. Osgood & Co. Copyright 1900, by J. W. Trowbridge.
    • 305 · A Ride with a Mad Horse in a Freight-Car · W. H. H. Murray · ss 1898; Copyright 1898 by William Henry Harrison Murray, Guilford, CT.
    • 331 · Balacchi Brothers · Rebecca Harding Davis · ss 1872; copyright 1872 by J. B. Lippincott & Co.
    • 359 · Who Was She? · Bayard Taylor · ss Atlantic Monthly Sep 1874


    Greatest Short Stories: Volume 2, American ed. Anon. (P. F. Collier & Son, 1953, 381+ii, hc)
    [MW]
    • 5 · An Experiment in Misery · Stephen Crane · ss 1898; From “Men, Women and Boats,” copyright 1898, 1902, 1906 by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
    • 23 · The Brigade Commander · J. W. de Forest · nv; By permission of “The New York Times”
    • 69 · The Denver Express · A. A. Hayes · ss Belgravia Jan 1884
    • 109 · The Ambitious Guest · Nathaniel Hawthorne · ss New England Magazine 1835
    • 125 · My Terminal Moraine · Frank R. Stockton · na Once a Week Apr 26 1892
    • 183 · The Gold Bug · E. A. Poe · nv Philadelphia Dollar Newspaper Jun 21-28 1843
    • 241 · The Damned Thing · Ambrose Bierce · ss Tales from New York Town Topics Dec 7 1893
    • 257 · The Luck of Roaring Camp · Francis Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Aug 1868
    • 277 · Marjorie Daw · Thomas Bailey Aldrich · ss Atlantic Monthly Apr 1873
    • 311 · They Brought Their Women · Edna Ferber · nv Cosmopolitan Jul 1932
    • 345 · Big Blonde · Dorothy Parker · nv The Bookman Feb 1929


    Greatest Short Stories: Volume 3, American ed. Anon. (P. F. Collier & Son, 1953, 384pp, hc)
    [MW]
    • 7 · The Phonograph and the Graft · O. Henry · ss McClure’s Feb 1903
    • 27 · Brother Rabbit’s Cradle · Joel Chandler Harris · ss Collier’s Nov 12 1904
    • 41 · After the Battle · Joseph A. Altsheler · ss Lippincott’s Magazine Mar 1898
    • 65 · “Many Waters” · Margaret Deland · nv Collier’s May 13 1905
    • 109 · “To Make a Hoosier Holiday” · George Ade · ss Collier’s Dec 17 1904
    • 131 · A Christmas Present for a Lady · Myra Kelly · ss McClure’s Dec 1902
    • 145 · The Outcasts of Poker Flat · Francis Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Jan 1869
    • 165 · Purple-Eyes · John Luther Long · ss The Century Magazine Jul 1898
    • 201 · The Run of the Yellow Mail · Frank H. Spearman · ss McClure’s May 1901
    • 227 · Mrs. Protheroe · Booth Tarkington · ss McClure’s Feb 1905
    • 267 · Mr. Dooley on the Pursuit of Riches [Mr. Dooley] · F. P. Dunne · ss 1904; Copyright 1904 by McClure, Phillips & Co.
    • 275 · The Charge · W. Douglas Newton · ss Pictorial Review Feb 1915
    • 291 · Bondage · Leila Burton Wells · ss Harper’s Jan 1915
    • 321 · The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County · Mark Twain · ss 1867
    • 333 · Rosemary for Remembrance · Henry Harland · ss 1898; From “Comedies and errors,” copyright 1898 by John Lane.
    • 359 · Such as Walk in Darkness · Samuel Hopkins Adams · ss McClure’s Aug 1902
    • 373 · His First Penitent · James Oliver Curwood · ss Munsey’s Magazine Aug 1911





    Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and Other Western Adventures ed. Anon. (Avon, 1957, pb) [Western]
    Movie tie-in reprinting the article that the movie was based on, then padding out the rest of the book with other stories. Includes photos from the Kirk Douglas / Burt Lancaster film.
    • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral · George Scullin · ar Holiday Magazine 1954, as “The Killer”
    • Legacy of Violence · Steve Frazee · nv Argosy Mar 1954; expanded to the novel Spur to the Smoke, Argosy, March 1954.
    • A Bullet for the Sheriff · Paul L. Peil · na, as “Gun Balance in the ’Squites”
    • White Man’s Medicine · Steve Frazee · nv Gunsmoke Jun 1953, as “Great Medicine”


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