• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 2

    ANDERSON, Sherwood. Windy McPherson's Son. New York and London: John Lane, 1916.

    Price Realised  

    ANDERSON, Sherwood. Windy McPherson's Son. New York and London: John Lane, 1916.

    8o. Original decorated cloth, stamped in green and gilt (spine lightly faded); cloth slipcase. FIRST EDITION of Anderson's first book.

    [With:] ANDERSON. Tar: A Midwest Childhood. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1926.

    4o. Original vellum-backed decorated boards, paper spine label, uncut, some leaves unopened (spine spotted); cloth slipcase.

    FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, number 278 of 350 copies signed by Anderson. [Laid-in:] A typed letter signed by Anderson to O.J. Kadler, [November 1935], responding to a request by Kadler, a Chicago book collector, to autograph some books for him. (2)


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