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    Heigh-Ho for Halloween! ed. Elizabeth Hough Sechrist (Philadelphia: Macrae Smith Company, 1948, 240pp, hc)
    • 1 · Introduction · Elizabeth Hough Sechrist · in
    • 9 · Stories
    • 9 · The Conjure Wives · Frances Gillespy Wickes · ss Happy Holidays, New York: Rand McNally 1921
    • 12 · The Pumpkin Giant · Mary Wilkins Freeman · ss The Pot of Gold
    • 24 · The Giant Ghost · Elizabeth Hough Sechrist · ss A Little Book of Halloween
    • 29 · The Adventure of My Grandfather · Elizabeth Hough Sechrist · ss A Little Book of Halloween; retold from Washington Irving’s “Bold Dragoon”.
    • 34 · The Witch of Lok Island · Elsie Masson · ss Folk Tales of Brittany, Macrae-Smith
    • 47 · Teeny-Tiny · Joseph Jacobs · vi English Fairy Tales, London: Nult 1890
    • 48 · The Strange Visitor · Joseph Jacobs · ss English Fairy Tales, London: Nult 1890
    • 55 · Poems
    • 83 · Plays
    • 199 · Games
    • 227 · Parties


    Stories of the Old West: Tales of the Mining Camp, Cavalry Troop, & Cattle Ranch ed. John Seelye (University of Oklahoma Press 0-806-13283-3, Oct 2000, $18.95, 512pp, hc)
    Contents from Amazon.com.
    • Introduction · John Seelye · in
    • from Condensed Novels:
    • Muck-a-Muck · Bret Harte · ss
    • from Spanish and American Legends:
    • The Right Eye of the Commander · Bret Harte · ss
    • from The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Stories:
    • The Luck of Roaring Camp · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Aug 1868
    • The Outcasts of Poker Flat · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Jan 1869
    • Tennessee’s Partner · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Oct 1869
    • Brown of Calaveras · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Mar 1870
    • from Sketches New and Old:
    • The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County · Mark Twain · ss 1867
    • from Roughing It:
    • Jim Blaine and His Grandfather’s Ram · Mark Twain · ss
    • Scotty Briggs and the Parson · Mark Twain · ss
    • from A Tramp Abroad:
    • What Stumped the Bluejays · Mark Twain · ex 1880, as “Baker’s Bluejay Yarn (What Stumped the Bluejays)”, chapter 3 of A Tramp Abroad
    • from The $30,000 Request and Other Stories:
    • The Californian’s Tale · Mark Twain · ss 1893
    • from In the Midst of Life (Tales of Soldiers and Civilians):
    • A Holy Terror · Ambrose Bierce · ss The Wasp Dec 23 1882
    • from Can Such Things Be?:
    • The Secret of Macarger’s Gulch · Ambrose Bierce · ss The Wave Apr 25 1891
    • The Night-Doings at “Deadman’s” · Ambrose Bierce · ss The Argonaut Dec 29 1877
    • The Stranger · Ambrose Bierce · ss Cosmopolitan Feb 1909
    • from Red Men and White:
    • Specimen Jones · Owen Wister · ss Harper’s Monthly Jul 1894
    • The Serenade at Siskiyou · Owen Wister · ss Harper’s Monthly Aug 1894
    • The Second Missouri Compromise · Owen Wister · ss Harper’s Monthly Mar 1895
    • from Hank’s Woman:
    • Sharon’s Choice · Owen Wister · ex Harper’s Weekly Aug 27 1892
    • from Crooked Trails:
    • A Sergeant of the Orphan Troop · Frederic Remington · ss Harper’s Monthly Aug 1897
    • from Sun-Down Leflare:
    • Sun-Down Leflare’s Warm Spot · Frederic Remington · ss Harper’s Sep 1898
    • Sun-Down’s Higher Self · Frederic Remington · ss
    • from Men with the Bark On:
    • When a Document Is Official · Frederic Remington · ss Harper’s New Monthly Magazine Sep 1899
    • uncollected:
    • Billy’s Tearless Woe · Frederic Remington · ss McClure’s Mar 1901
    • from The Open Boat and Other Tales of Adventure:
    • A Man and Some Others · Stephen Crane · ss The Century Magazine Feb 1897
    • The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky · Stephen Crane · nv Scribner’s Jun 1897
    • from The Monster:
    • Twelve O’Clock · Stephen Crane · ss The Pall Mall Magazine Dec 1899
    • Moonlight on the Snow · Stephen Crane · ss Frank Leslie’s Monthly Apr 1900
    • from Moon-Face and Other Stories:
    • All Gold Canyon · Jack London · nv The Century Magazine Nov 1905
    • from A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories:
    • The Passing of Cock-Eye Blacklock · Frank Norris · ss The Century Magazine Jul 1902
    • Two Hearts That Beat As One [3 Black Crows] · Frank Norris · ss Ainslee’s Magazine Jan 1903
    • from Blazed Trail Stories and Other Stories of the Wild Life:
    • The Girl Who Got Rattled · Stewart Edward White · ss The Century Magazine Jul 1901
    • The Prospector · Stewart Edward White · ss
    • from Arizona Nights:
    • The Ole Virginia · Stewart Edward White · ss Arizona Nights, Grosset & Dunlap 1907
    • A Corner in Horses · Stewart Edward White · ss 1907
    • The Two-Gun Man · Stewart Edward White · ss Collier’s Apr 15 1905
    • from Heart of the West:
    • The Ransom of Mack · O. Henry · ss McClure’s Dec 1904
    • A Call Loan · O. Henry · ss Everybody’s Magazine Jul 1903
    • The Princess and the Puma · O. Henry · ss Everybody’s Magazine Nov 1903
    • from Roads of Destiny:
    • The Passing of Black Eagle · O. Henry · ss Ainslee’s Magazine Mar 1902
    • A Departmental Case · O. Henry · ss Ainslee’s Magazine Oct 1902
    • from Sixes and Sevens:
    • The Last of the Troubadours · O. Henry · ss Everybody’s Magazine Jul 1908
    • from Lost Borders:
    • The Land · Mary Austin · ss
    • A Case of Conscience · Mary Austin · ss Harper’s Weekly Aug 14 1909
    • The Ploughed Lands · Mary Austin · ss Harper’s Weekly Sep 11 1909
    • The Return of Mr. Wills · Mary Austin · ss The Century Magazine Jun 1907
    • The Fakir · Mary Austin · ss Harper’s Sep 1909
    • The Readjustment · Mary Austin · ss Harper’s Monthly Apr 1908
    • The House of Offence · Mary Austin · ss Harper’s Weekly Oct 23 1909
    • The Walking Woman · Mary Austin · ss Atlantic Monthly Aug 1907



    Spurs West! ed. Joseph T. Shaw (PermaBooks, 1951, pb) [Western]
    Not to be confused with the WWA anthology of the same name, edited by S. Omar Barker, Doubleday, 1960.
    • Stagecoach West! · Frank Bonham · na Dime Western Magazine Sep 1950
    • Dusty Wheels - Bloody Trail! · Frank Bonham · ss 1949; Popular Publications
    • The Long Shot · John M. Cunningham · ss The American Magazine Jun 1949
    • Partners’ Quarrel · Bennett Foster · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jun 10 1950
    • Wild Leather! · Norman Fox · ss Cosmopolitan May 1948
    • The Last Snake · A. B. Guthrie, Jr. · ss Esquire Nov 1949
    • Deep Winter · Ernest Haycox · ss Collier’s 1943
    • Red Horse Hamber · Dee Linford · ss The Country Gentleman 1948
    • The Man Who Cursed Texas · Ray Nafziger · na Dime Western Magazine Jun 15 1935
    • A Man for the Rio Flame · Bob Obets · na Star Western Nov 1950
    • Son of a King · Thomas Thompson · ss Dime Western Magazine Nov 1950


    Strange Barriers ed. J. Vernon Shea (Lion Library LL 47, Oct ’55, 35¢, 188pp, pb, cover by Clark Hulings)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson. Anthology about race relations. Reprinted twice by Pyramid Books, the second time as The Black and the White.
    • 7 · Dry September · William Faulkner · ss Scribner’s Jan 1931
    • 19 · Battle Royal · Ralph Ellison · ss Horizon Oct 1947
    • 34 · Health Card · Frank Yerby · ss Harper’s May 1944
    • 44 · A Good Job Gone · Langston Hughes · ss Esquire Apr 1934
    • 51 · The Test · Angelica Gibbs · ss The New Yorker Jun 15 1940
    • 55 · The Child by Tiger · Thomas Wolfe · nv The Saturday Evening Post Sep 11 1937
    • 81 · Arrangement in Black and White · Dorothy Parker · ss The New Yorker Oct 8 1927
    • 86 · Little Victor · Robert Lewis · nv Atlantic Monthly Oct 1946
    • 110 · Of Educational Value · Mark Schorer · ss The New Yorker Feb 19 1949
    • 116 · Almos’ a Man · Richard Wright · ss Harper’s Bazaar Jan 1940
    • 129 · After You, My Dear Alphonse · Shirley Jackson · ss The New Yorker Jan 16 1943
    • 133 · Education South · Paul Green · ss Dog on the Sun, University of North Carolina Press 1949
    • 145 · The Body of an American [from 1919] · John Dos Passos · ex Harcourt Brace 1932
    • 150 · Child of God · Roark Bradford · ss Harper’s Apr 1927
    • 164 · The Necessary Knocking at the Door · Ann Petry · ss The Magazine of the Year Aug 1947
    • 171 · The Whipping [from Strange Fruit] · Lillian Smith · ex Reynal 1944
    • 178 · He Don’t Plant Cotton · J. F. Powers · ss Accent Win 1943


    Strange Desires ed. J. Vernon Shea (Lion Book 191, Feb ’54, 25¢, 192pp, pb, cover by Greco)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.





    Bad Men and Good: A Roundup of Western Stories by the Western Writers of America ed. Luke Short (Dodd Mead, 1953, hc) [Western]
    Popular Library, 1954 (pb). WWA #1.


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