Bibliography, First Edition and Price Guide (APG - Author's Price Guide Series)

Dickerson, MD: Quill & Brush, 2004.

Price: $20.00

Unbound. 2004 (current) edition. 8 page bibliography and price-guide. A thorough guide to identifying and collecting first editions, advance copies, limited editions, etc. The AUTHOR PRICE GUIDES (APGs) include a facsimile of the author's signature; a brief biographical sketch; an up-to-date list of the author's first editions (American and British) with entries for limited and trade editions; number of copies printed (if available); how to identify the first edition; and estimated values. You can view the Instructions For Use, also included with your order, which shows a sample listing and complete instructions for identifying first editions of the author's works.

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You can view illustrated examples of most of Anderson's first editions in our Reference Library. While there, be sure to look in the Reference Info - Images section for additional illustrations of limited editions and authentic inscriptions for many of his books.

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Bibliography, First Edition and Price Guide (APG - Author's Price Guide Series). Sherwood ANDERSON, The Staff of Quill, Inc Brush.

Sherwood Anderson
birth name: Sherwood Anderson
born: 9/13/1876
died: 3/8/1941

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Author who strongly influenced American short-story writing between World Wars I and II. His prose style, based on everyday speech and derived from the experimental writing of Gertrude Stein, was markedly influential on Ernest Hemingway. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore

Collecting tips:

Anderson's most desirable book is Winesburg, Ohio: A Group of Tales of Ohio Small Town Life, (1919) which is a rare and valuable book in its easily soiled, printed white jacket. Curiously, we once handled a copy that another dealer had sent out to have cleaned, and the paper restorer who cleaned it managed to wash all the printing off of the clay-coat jacket. Apparently the original printer of the jacket hadn't used a fixative on the ink, and the ink was, in effect, still "wet." Needless to say, it didn't much help the value of the book. Most of Anderson's other books of the period do occasionally show up in jacket, with his first book Windy MacPherson's Son (1916) and Dark Laughter (1925) probably among the more desirable.

Email us to request a printed copy of our catalog of Sherwood Anderson Rare Books and First Editions (or download it via the link as a 1.66 MB pdf file). We also offer a comprehensive Sherwood Anderson Bibliography and Price Guide.more