Please do not combine with the book of the same title edited by Robert N. Linscott. While both were published by the Modern Library, and both were numbered 87 in the Modern Library, the contents are very different. Thank you.
Stories included in this volume: The little Frenchman and his water lots, by G.P. Morris. -- The angel of the odd, by E.A. Poe. -- The schoolmaster's progress, by Caroline M.S. Kirkland. -- The Watkinson evening, by Eliza Leslie. -- Titbottom's spectacles, by G.W. Curtis. -- My double ; and how he undid me, by E.E. Hale. -- A visit to the asylum for aged and decayed punsters, by O.W. Holmes. -- The celebrated jumping frog of Calaveras county, by Mark Twain. -- Elder Brown's backslide, by H.S. Edwards. -- The hotel experience of Mr. Pink Fluker, by R.M. Johnston. -- The nice people, by H.C. Bunner. -- The Buller-Podington compact, by F.R. Stockton. -- Colonel Starbottle for the plaintiff, by B. Harte. -- The duplicity of Hargraves, by O. Henry. -- Bargain day at Tutt House, by G.R. Chester. -- A call, by Grace M. Cooke. -- How the widow won the deacon, by W.J. Lampton. -- Gideon, by W. Hastings.