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Poor White

   


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Author: Anderson, Sherwood (1876-1941) signed
Poor White
Year: 1920
Price: $600.00
Publisher: B W Huebsch, Inc
Place: New York
Description:

371 pages. Small octavo (7 1/2" x 5 1/4") bound in original publisher's blue cloth with gilt-stamped spine title, blind-stamped colophon on front board, light aqua stain on top page edges in original jacket. Signed by the author. First edition, first printing.

“Poor White belongs among the few books that have restored with memorable vitality the life of an era, its hopes and desires, its conflicts between material prosperity and ethics, and its disillusionments, in a manner that stimulates the historical imagination…. No novel of the American small town in the Middle West evokes in the minds of its readers so much of the cultural heritage of its milieu as does Poor White; nor does Anderson in his later novels ever recapture the same richness of association, the ability to make memorable each scene in the transition from an agrarian way of living to a twentieth-century spectacle of industrial conflict with its outward display of physical comfort and wealth.

Condition:

Signed on half title. Spine head chipped, corners and front heal edge bumped, spine sunned and dulled, edges sunned. Jacket spine ends and corners chipped, some edge chips with closed tears, spine age tone else a good copy in a very good scarce jacket.





 
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