The complete works of O. Henry

An omnibus volume containing 286 stories and poems.

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Main Author: Henry, O., 1862-1910.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1953.
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Table of Contents:
  • Book 1. The four million : Tobin's palm
  • The gift of the Magi
  • A cosmopolite in a café
  • Between rounds
  • The skylight room
  • A service of love
  • The coming-out of Maggie
  • Man about town
  • The cop and the anthem
  • An adjustment of nature
  • Memoirs of a yellow dog
  • The love-philtre of Ikey Schoenstein
  • Mammon and the archer
  • Springtime à la carte
  • The green door
  • From the cabby's seat
  • An unfinished story
  • The Caliph, Cupid and the clock
  • Sisters of the golden circle
  • The romance of a busy broker
  • After twenty years
  • Lost on dress parade
  • By courier
  • The furnished room
  • The brief début of Tildy.
  • Book 2. Heart of the West : Hearts and crosses
  • The ransom of Mack
  • Telemachus, friend
  • The handbook of Hymen
  • The Pimienta pancakes
  • Seats of the haughty
  • Hygeia at the Solito
  • An afternoon miracle
  • The higher abdication
  • Cupid à la carte
  • The caballero's way
  • The sphinx apple
  • The missing chord
  • A call loan
  • The princess and the puma
  • The Indian summer of Dry Valley Johnson
  • Christmas by injunction
  • A chaparral prince
  • The reformation of Calliope.
  • Book 3. The gentle grafter : The octopus marooned
  • Jeff Peters as a personal magnet
  • Modern rural sports
  • The chair of philanthro-mathematics
  • The hand that riles the world
  • The exact science of matrimony
  • A midsummer masquerade
  • Shearing the wolf
  • Innocents of Broadway
  • Conscience in art
  • The man higher up
  • A tempered wind
  • Hostages to Momus
  • The ethics of pig.
  • Book 4. Roads of destiny : Roads of destiny
  • The guardian of the accolade
  • The discounters of money
  • The enchanted profile
  • "Next to reading matter"
  • Art and the bronco
  • Phoebe
  • A double-dyed deceiver
  • The passing of Black Eagle
  • A retrieved reformation
  • Cherchez la femme
  • Friends in San Rosario
  • The fourth in Salvador
  • The emancipation of Billy
  • The enchanted kiss
  • A departmental case
  • The renaissance at Charleroi
  • On behalf of the management
  • Whistling Dick's Christmas stocking
  • The halberdier of the Little Rheinschloss
  • Two renegades
  • The lonesome road.
  • Book 5. Cabbages and kings : The proem: by the carpenter
  • "Fox-in-the-morning"
  • The lotus and the bottle
  • Smith
  • Caught
  • Cupid's exile number two
  • The phonograph and the graph
  • Money maze
  • The admiral
  • The flag paramount
  • The shamrock and the palm
  • The remnants of the code
  • Shoes
  • Ships
  • Masters of arts
  • Dicky
  • Rouge et noir
  • Two recalls
  • The vitagraphoscope.
  • Book 6. Options : "The rose of Dixie"
  • The third ingredient
  • The hiding of Black Bill
  • Schools and schools
  • Thimble, thimble
  • Supply and demand
  • Buried treasure
  • To him who waits
  • He also serves
  • The moment of victory
  • The head-hunter
  • No story
  • The higher pragmatism
  • Best-seller
  • Rus in Urbe
  • A poor rule.
  • Book 7. Sixes and sevens : The last of the troubadours
  • The sleuths
  • Witches' loaves
  • The pride of the cities
  • Holding up a train
  • Ulysses and the dogman
  • The champion of the weather
  • Makes the whole world kin
  • At arms with Morpheus
  • A ghost of a chance
  • Jimmie Hayes and Muriel
  • The door of unrest
  • The duplicity of Hargraves
  • Let me feel your pulse
  • October and June
  • The church with an overshot-wheel
  • New York by campfire light
  • The adventures of Shamrock Jolnes
  • The lady higher up
  • The greater Coney
  • Law and order
  • Transformation of Martin Burney
  • The caliph and the cad
  • The diamond of Kali
  • The day we celebrate.
  • Book 8. Rolling stones : The dream
  • A ruler of men
  • The atavism of John Tom Little Bear
  • Helping the other fellow
  • The marionettes
  • The marquis and Miss Sally
  • A fog in Santone
  • The friendly call
  • A dinner at ...
  • Sound and fury
  • Tictocq
  • Tracked to doom
  • A snapshot at the President
  • An unfinished Christmas story
  • The unprofitable servant
  • Aristocracy versus hash
  • The prisoner of Zembla
  • A strange story
  • Fickle fortune or How Gladys hustled
  • An apology
  • Lord Oakhurst's curse
  • Bexar scrip no. 2692
  • Queries and answers.
  • Book 9. Poems : The pewee
  • Nothing to say
  • The murderer
  • Some postscripts
  • Two portraits
  • A contribution
  • The old farm
  • Vanity
  • The lullaby boy
  • Chanson de Bohème
  • Hard to forget
  • Drop a tear in this slot
  • Tamales
  • Some letters
  • An early parable
  • The story of "Holding up a train."
  • Book 10. Whirligigs : The world and the door
  • The theory and the hound
  • The hypotheses of failure
  • Calloway's code
  • A matter of mean elevation
  • "Girl"
  • Sociology in serge and straw
  • The ransom of Red Chief
  • The marry month of May
  • A technical error
  • Suite homes and their romance
  • The whirligig of life
  • A sacrifice hit
  • The roads we take
  • A blackjack bargainer
  • The song and the sergeant
  • One dollar's worth
  • A newspaper story
  • Tommy's burglar
  • A chaparral Christmas gift
  • A little local colour
  • Georgia's ruling
  • Blind man's holiday
  • Madame Bo-Peep, of the ranches.
  • Book 11. The voice of the city : The voice of the city
  • The complete life of John Hopkins
  • A lickpenny lover
  • Dougherty's eye-opener
  • "Little speck in garnered fruit"
  • The harbinger
  • While the auto waits
  • A comedy in rubber
  • One thousand dollars
  • The defeat of the city
  • The shocks of doom
  • The Plutonian fire
  • Nemesis and the candy man
  • Squaring the circle
  • Roses, ruses and romance
  • The city of dreadful night
  • The Easter of the soul
  • The fool-killer
  • Transients in Arcadia
  • The rathskeller and the rose
  • The clarion call
  • Extradited from Bohemia
  • A Philistine in Bohemia
  • From each according to his ability
  • The memento.
  • Book 12. The trimmed lamp : The trimmed lamp
  • A Madison Square Arabian night
  • The rubaiyat of a Scotch highball
  • The pendulum
  • Two Thanksgiving Day gentlemen
  • The assessor of success
  • The buyer from Cactus City
  • The badge of Policeman O'Roon
  • Brickdust Row
  • The making of a New Yorker
  • Vanity and some sables
  • The social triangle
  • The purple dress
  • The foreign policy of Company 99
  • The lost blend
  • A Harlem Tragedy
  • "The guilty party"
  • According to their lights
  • A Midsummer Knight's dream
  • The last leaf
  • The Count and the wedding guest
  • The country of Elusion
  • The ferry of unfulfilment
  • The tale of a tainted tenner
  • Elsie in New York.
  • Book 13. Strictly business : Strictly business
  • The gold that glittered
  • Babes in the jungle
  • The day resurgent
  • The fifth wheel
  • The poet and the peasant
  • The robe of peace
  • The girl and the graft
  • The call of the tame
  • The unknown quantity
  • The thing's the play
  • A ramble in Aphasia
  • A municipal report
  • Psyche and the pskyscraper
  • A bird of Bagdad
  • Compliments of the season
  • A night in new Arabia
  • The girl and the habit
  • Proof of the pudding
  • Past one at Rooney's
  • The venturers
  • The duel
  • "What you want."
  • Book 14. Waifs and strays : The red roses of Tonia
  • Round the circle
  • The rubber plant's story
  • Out of Nazareth
  • Confessions of a humorist
  • The sparrows in Madison Square
  • Hearts and hands
  • The cactus
  • The detective detector
  • The dog and the playlet
  • A little talk about mobs
  • The snow man.