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ANDERSON, Sherwood (1876–1941). Windy McPherson’s Son. New York and London: John Lane, 1916. 8vo. Original publisher’s orange cloth stamped in gold and green; original dust jacket (few tiny spots of chipping at extreme ends of spine panel, old tape repair to upper cover recto near lower edge); morocco–backed folding box. PROVENANCE: TENNESSEE CLAFLIN (1844–1923), PENCILED INSCRIPTION ON FRONT FREE ENDPAPER “RETURN WITHOUT FAIL TO MRS. SHERWOOD ANDERSON, 347 E 50, NY CITY 22”. Claflin was an American suffragist and the first woman, along with her sister Victoria Woodhull, to open a Wall Street brokerage firm in 1870. She married Anderson in 1916 shortly after the divorce of his first wife. The two would later separate in 1922 and finalize the divorce in 1924. FIRST EDITION, of the author’s first book which he dedicated to “the living men and women of my own Middle Western home town”. In the RARE DUST JACKET. A wonderful association copy originally owned by the author’s second wife. Sheehy & Lohf 1.
 ANDERSON, Sherwood (1876–1941). Windy McPherson’s Son. New ...
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