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1 Tar: A Midwest Childhood - A Critical Text
Andersen, Sherwood
Cleveland/London The Press of Case Western Reserve University 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 257 pgs. with index. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, no tears, one tiny chip at spine edge is size of half a grain of rice. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A literary study of the novel Tar, written by Sherwood Anderson (also author of Winesburg, Ohio), and a basic document for students of Sherwood Anderson's life--one of the great "representative lives" in American literature. 011274

Price: 15.00 USD
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A Story Teller's Story, Anderson, Sherwood
2 A Story Teller's Story
Anderson, Sherwood
New York B. W. Huebsch, Inc. 1924 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean unworn brown pebbled cloth boards with stamped yellow lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean top-stained upper page edges. Neatly penned brief previous owner inscription at top of front free endpaper dated Nov. 4, 1924. No other marks. 441 pages. 021928

Price: 35.00 USD
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Dark Laughter, Anderson, Sherwood
3 Dark Laughter
Anderson, Sherwood
New York Grosset & Dunlap 1926 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket 
Grosset & Dunlap "Novels of Distinction" edition in extra nice black silk binding, clean dustjacket. Black cloth boards with green lettering on cover, green lettering and blind-stamped decoration on spine. Tiny spot of wear to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers. Previous owner name on back of front free endpaper, owner initials on title page. 319 pp. Clean dustjacket has chipping at top spine edge (depth ranges from 1/3" to 1"), additional small shallow edge chips and closed tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020299

Price: 50.00 USD
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Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931, Anderson, Sherwood
4 Return to Winesburg Selections from Four Years of Writing for a Country Newspaper 1927-1931
Anderson, Sherwood
Chapel Hill, North Carolina University of North Carolina Press 1967 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean orange cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright orange endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs. Edited with an Introduction by Ray Lewis White. 223 pages with an Afterword and bibliography. Dust jacket is clean with some fading to background on spine, and 1967 written on front of dust jacket by a previous owner. A few very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. This book, which encompasses the years 1927 through 1931, is the first comprehensive sampler of Anderson's writings in the two weekly newspapers of which he was owner, publisher, reporter, copy writer, and printer. 025070

Price: 25.00 USD
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Bobbie Bubbles, Sherwood, E. Hugh and Maud Gridley Budlong
5 Bobbie Bubbles
Sherwood, E. Hugh and Maud Gridley Budlong
Rand McNally 1933 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good E. Hugh Sherwood, Illustrator 
Clean 1933 edition. Illustrated paper covered boards have very light soiling, light rubbing to corners. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages are clean. Charming color and black and white illustrations by the author. 64 pages. 024107

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Art of Entertaining, Sherwood, M. E. W.
6 The Art of Entertaining
Sherwood, M. E. W.
New York Dodd Mead 1892 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt decorative oval title box on cover, gilt lettering and small decoration on spine. A book from the "Portia Series." Previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed, and on front free endpaper. Pages are clean and bright, with clean text block edges; some narrow water staining at bottom margin of some pages. Preface by the author. An interesting historical perspective on the art and science of entertaining, including chapters on Breakfast, Lunch, Afternoon Tea, The Intellectual Components of a Dinner, German Eating and Drinking, Famous Menus and Receipts, The Servan Question, Furnishing a Country House, Golf, Archery, How Royalty Entertains, How to Entertain Children...and much, much more. 404 pages. 022156

Price: 45.00 USD
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7 The Worn Doorstep
Sherwood, Margaret
Boston Little Brown 1916 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine. Boards are clean, but there is a small black ink stain at bottom board and page edges. Some wear to corners at base of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean and bright. Small previous owner name on front free endpaper. 196 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 008664

Price: 10.00 USD
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Taken at the Flood - The Human Drama As Seen by Modern American Novelists, Watkins, Ann (Editor)
8 Taken at the Flood - The Human Drama As Seen by Modern American Novelists
Watkins, Ann (Editor)
New York Harper & Brothers 1946 Stated First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First Edition in original unclipped jacket. Clean brown cloth boards with black lettering and decorative title box on cover, black title box with gold lettering on spine. Very small bump to one corner tip, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Introduction by Ann Watkins. 376 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), small rust mark from paper clip on front inside flap, a few small chips and edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. In scenes chosen for their emotional intensity, this anthology covers almost the whole range of human life, as it has been reflected in our fiction. Comedy and tragedy, conflict and tenderness, meetings and partings, first love, birth and death -- in short, the rounded cycle of man's fate from cradle to grave. Authors include Sherwood Anderson, John Steinbeck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Pearl Buck, Sinclair Lewis, Thomas Wolfe, Ernest Hemingway and other greats. 021938

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