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[Twelve short story masterpieces] / Natalie Buchman, editor ; artwork by Nancy Duke
Bib ID 7328854
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Description [Montréal] : Cuckoo Books, [2004] 
12 volumes (62 pages each) : illustrations ; 26 mm 
ISBN 1897000227 (The child's story)
9781897000229 (The child's story)
189700026X (Edward Mills and George Benton)
9781897000267 (Edward Mills and George Benton)
1897000294 (Eveline)
9781897000298 (Eveline)
1897000235 (The ghost)
9781897000236 (The ghost)
1897000308 (The singing lesson)
9781897000304 (The singing lesson)
1897000200 (Desiree's baby)
9781897000205 (Desiree's baby)
1897000243 (The boar pig)
9781897000243 (The boar pig)
1897000251 (The cask of Amontillado)
9781897000250 (The cask of Amontillado)
1897000278 (A moonlight fable)
9781897000274 (A moonlight fable)
1897000219 (Grief)
9781897000212 (Grief)
1897000286 (The nightingale and the rose)
9781897000281 (The nightingale and the rose)
1897000316 (The stranger)
9781897000311 (The stranger)

Gerrit Stafford miniature book collection.

Full contents
  • The Child's story / Charles Dickens
  • . Edward Mills and George Benton / Mark Twain
  • . Eveline / James Joyce
  • . The Ghost / Guy de Maupassant
  • . The Singing lesson / Katherine Mansfield
  • . Desiree's baby / Kate Chopin
  • . The Boar-pig / H.H. (Saki) Munro
  • . The Cask of Amontillado / Edgar Allen [sic] Poe
  • . A Moonlight fable / H.G. Wells
  • . Grief / Anton Chekhov

Title from website of Roger Huet, publisher.

Issued in rosewood box, 158 x102 x 34 mm.; each volume in separately labelled nest. Inside of box lid is table of contents by author; books arranged in a different order.

Limited edition of 99 copies.

Library's copy is numbered 16/99 and signed by R. Huet on tipped-in "Autograph" sheet

Hand sewn and hand binding, with marbled endpapers and silk headbands.

Subjects Short stories.  |  Miniature books -- Specimens.  |  Miniature books.  |  Short stories.
Form/genre Specimens.
Place Canada Montréal.
Other authors/contributors Huet, Roger, 1943-  |  Buchman, Natalie W., editor  |  Duke, Nancy, artist  |  Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Child's story  |  Twain, Mark, 1835-1910. Edward Mills and George Benton  |  Joyce, James, 1882-1941. Eveline  |  Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893. Ghost  |  Mansfield, Katherine, 1888-1923. Singing lesson  |  Chopin, Kate, 1851-1904. Desiree's baby  |  Saki, 1870-1916. Boar-pig  |  Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Cask of Amontillado  |  Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Moonlight fable  |  Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904. Grief  |  Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. Nightingale and the rose  |  Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? Stranger  |  Cuckoo Books
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12 short story masterpieces

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