TAR A MIDWEST CHILDHOOD (Review Copy of First edition)

Anderson, Sherwood (Review Copy of Dwight MacDonald)

Published by Boni and Liveright, 1926
Used / Hardcover / Quantity Available: 1
From Daryl Rule, bookseller IOBA (Santa Susana, CA, U.S.A.)
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book
Add to basket
Price: 80
Convert Currency
Shipping: 2.45
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

Save for Later

About the Book

Bibliographic Details

Title: TAR A MIDWEST CHILDHOOD (Review Copy of ...

Publisher: Boni and Liveright

Publication Date: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition


Reviewed by Dwight Macdonald for the Yale Daily News in January of 1927, according to MacDonald's note on back blank endpaper. Copy of his reveiw is pasted onto this same endpaper. MacDonald's bookplate is affixed to front blank paste-down. MacDonald has written in black pen at top of the last endpaper, "My first review copy." Unable to determine if this was the first reveiw he wrote at Yale, or the first copy of a book he ever received for reviewing it. MacDonald, who became well known later as an editor for Henry Luce, who he met at Yale, and later still as a Marxist social critic, was a precocious young man. He was attending Philips Exeter Academy by age 14, and his bookplate is dated 1921 when he would have been 15. He graduated from Yale in 1928. MacDonald worked for Luce at both Time and at Fortune Magazine. He parted with Luce in 1936 over an editorial dispute and went to work at the Partisan Review. The review pasted at back shows that MacDonald generally liked this book by Sherwood Anderson, although he chided Anderson for "taking it easy" with the writing of this. A few annotations and highlights in text in same black pen as note on back endpaper. In one fairly lengthy annotation MacDonald compares a passage to one in Proust's "Swan's Way." Book is square and tight and otherwise clean internally, with only a bit of wear to the cloth. Spine is sunned. Gilt embellished decoration on cover still bright. Cloth now protected in clear plastic. Great association copy. Review copy owned by one of great critics of the early 20th century of a book by one of the great innovators in American literature in the early 20th century. Bookseller Inventory # 1415

Bookseller & Payment Information

Payment Methods

This bookseller accepts the following methods of payment:

  • American Express
  • Check
  • MasterCard
  • Money Order
  • PayPal
  • Visa

[Search this Seller's Books]

[List this Seller's Books]

[Ask Bookseller a Question]

Bookseller: Daryl Rule, bookseller IOBA
Address: Santa Susana, CA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Bookseller Since: 03 November 2000
Bookseller Rating: 5-star rating

Terms of Sale:

Credit cards processed through abebooks, or you can pay with paypal. For
U.S.Postal Service shipping (media mail) add $3.00 for first book and $1.50 for
each additional book. If Priority Mail is preferred, add $6.00 for first book
and $4 for each additional book. International, and other shipping methods, at
cost. Books always packed well with bubblewrap, and dust jackets have mylar
protectors. Orders may be returned within 14 days for refund if not acceptable.
Orders from California residents s...

[More Information]

Shipping Terms:

Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 1.1 LB, or .5 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Store Description: Books shown by appointment.