Notes edited by David Page.
In preparing these notes, the present editor has drawn where appropriate on those of the ORG.

introduction



[Feb 28th 2007]

Introduction to the collection
by David Page


The stories

Original series
contents
Doubleday
Page numbers
Original
Series numbers.
Turnovers Dodge
Page numbers
Erastasius of the Whanghoa 3 8 VII 49 1
Her Little Responsibility 13 – VII 52 12
A Menagerie Aboard 20 1 V 37 20
A Smoke of Manila 25 7 VII 44 26
The Red Lamp 31 – VII 45 33
The Shadow of his Hand 38 – VII 48 41
A Little More Beef 46 – VII 51 49
The History of a Fall 54 – VIII 53 58
Griffiths the Safe Man 62 – VII 47 66
It! 72 5 VI 42 77
A Fallen Idol 79 – I 9 85
New Brooms 84 – III 31 91
Tiglath Pileser 91 – IV 35 99
The Likes o’ Us 100 – – 109
His Brother's Keeper 111 – – 121
Sleipner, Late Thurinda 129 – – 141
A Supplementary Chapter 147 – – 16
Chautauquaed 164 – – 180
The Bow Flume Cable-car 185 – VII 50 204
In Partibus (Verse) 193 – VIII 56 213
Letters on Leave 197 – – 218
The Adoration of the Mage 226 – IX 61 251
A Death in the Camp 232 – IX 62 258
A Really Good Time 238 – IX 63 265
On Exhibition 245 – IX 64 273
The Three Young Men 254 – IX 57 283
My Great and Only 262 – IX 58 292
"The Betrayal of Confidences" 274 – IX 60 305
The New Dispensation—I 281 – VIII 54 313
The New Dispensation—II 289 – VIII 55 322
The Last of the Stories 297 – – 331


There are some minor differences in the punctuation of the titles of the stories as between the Dodge 'pirate' edition and the Doubleday Authorised Version of 1909. The titles above are as given in the Authorised Version.


[D.P.]

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