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Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION by Anderson Sherwood - First Edition Thus - 1979 - from Sue Lloyd-Davies Books and Biblio.com

Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION

by Anderson Sherwood

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center,. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1979. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. A Very Good copy but has slight fading to the spine - all gilt titling/decoration is very clear but just a little less bright than on the rest of the covers. Genuine FULL LEATHER covers, decorated in Gilt and Red Leather. Bright Gilt decorated tooling to front and rear boards, but not quite so bright leather or gilt to the spine. 4 Plain raised bands to the spine bordering the decoration/compartments and titling/lettering. All Edges bright Gilt. (Gilt VERY slightly rubbed in a tiny patch to the very front edge ONLY). A LIMITED EDITION published exclusively for subscribers to "The Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century". Special contents copyright Franklin 1979. Internally - Deep Burgundy Red silk moire endpapers and a burgundy red silk ribbon bookmark. Looks Unread/Untouched, the slight fading obviously from light exposure when stored on the shelf. (xix) + (1) + 263 pp. Illustrated in colour with the paintings of John Berkey, evoking the atmosphere and period beautifully - almost a Norman Rockwell feel to the illustrations. "Anderson profoundly changed the American short story, transforming it from light, popular entertainment into literature of the highest quality. His art belonged as much to an oral as a written tradition, and, as this collection shows, the best of his stories echo the language and the pace of a man talking to his friends. They explore with penetrating compassion the isolation of the individual and capture the emotional undercurrents hidden beneath ordinary events." Apart from the slightly faded spine this copy is Near AS NEW and has NO Inscriptions or other Marks at all. ALL pages are clean, crisp, unmarked and uncreased. Overall a Very Good, Tight, Bright, Clean and Sharp cornered copy. See Images, and/or ask for further details/images. This book is overweight and heavy and MAY require extra postage depending on your location. ; LIMITED EDITION in the Franklin Library Series "The Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century"; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall .


  • Bookseller: Sue Lloyd-Davies Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 113399
  • Title: Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION
  • Author: Anderson Sherwood
  • Illustrator:John Berkey
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, Franklin Center,
  • Place: Pennsylvania
  • Date published: 1979
  • Keywords: Winesburg Ohio. LIMITED EDITION. The Franklin Library; Sherwood Anderson, A LIMITED EDITION Published Exclusively For "subscribers To The Greatest , Books Of The Twentieth Century". Special Contents Copyright Franklin 1979., Genuine FULL LEATHER
  • Bookseller catalogs: Illustrated; Bindings; Fiction; American Literature; Eng Lit, Lit Crit & Shakespeare; N & S. America/ USA;


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