Published by Houghton Mifflin and dated 1947, first edition. Original buff coloured boards with titling to the front and the spine, with illustrated dust jacket as issued, price unclipped.
Edited and with an introduction by Paul Rosenfeld. (xxx), 850pp. Boards clean and unfaded, page edges soiled, pages square and tightly bound , no marks or stains.
Dust jacket soiled, chipped and creased with some loss around the edges. Book signed by ' Mrs Sherwood Anderson' on a brown label attached to ffep also owner's name in pencil, dated 1952.
' The Sherwood Anderson Reader contains more of his stories than have ever been previously published in one volume. He tells the stories with humour, poetry, realism, fantasy and most of all with love for a thousand different people in a thousand different places.'