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Shadows on the Rock

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1931

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050168

ISBN: B000Q0U5UO

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Spine panel and edges show only slight sunning, otherwise nearly as issued with only the slightest shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior. Stated 1st ed. [v],280,[2] pp. Dust jacket typically tanned on both main panels and spine (originally a light lilac, still showing on flaps), with several small chips at corners/extrems, crease to top front flap corner, curiously no price on flap corner, now in mylar. View more info

Death Comes for the Archbishop

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050169

ISBN: B0000EF7TL

Condition: Near Fine


Green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. 1st edition (no additional printings indicated), with "happned" (20.16) and "suppper" (57.15). Nearly as issued with only the slightest shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature in pencil on front flyleaf. [v],303,[1] pp. Dust jacket worn but present, separated along front joint, with edge and corner chipping, several closed tears but overall only minor loss and still displays well in new mylar. Crane A16 trade issue. View more info

Death Comes for the Archbishop

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1927

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050170

ISBN: B0000EF7TL

Condition: Good


Green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. 1st edition (no additional printings indicated), with "happned" (20.16) and "suppper" (57.15). Rubbed front joint, extrems, and corners (no exposure), with vertical crease to cloth along spine panel, minor loss at heel of spine, binding lean, several soil marks to back cover. Crane A16 trade issue. View more info

A Lost Lady

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050171

ISBN: B085W2JZXL

Condition: VG+


Light green cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, script title in gilt on upper front cover, color patterned endpapers. Cloth on both covers is a bit "blotchy" with foxing/tanning spots, with 1/8" closed tear and slight rubbing at head of spine, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature/date in pencil on blank verso of front flyleaf. 1st ed.: Sept. 1923 (no additional printings indicated), with title above author on spine, later state with "af" for "of" (174.19). Dust jacket present but separated along front fl... View more info

A Lost Lady

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050172

ISBN: B085W2JZXL

Condition: Fine


Light green cloth, spine panel lettered in gilt, script title in gilt on upper front cover, color patterned endpapers. Text block edges slightly tanned, noted for accuracy, otherwise virtually as issued, a beautiful copy; pp. 149-152 opened crudely, with the latter leaf showing 1/2" corner loss (the tab still attached along bottom edge of pp. 149-150 leaf). 1st ed.: Sept. 1923 (no additional printings indicated), first issue with title above author on spine and correct "of" (174.19). Correct first-issue light green dust jacket shows minor chipping to spine extremities and slight ... View more info

Lucy Gayheart

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050174

ISBN: B084MJJQVM

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Spine panel and joints are sunned (tanned), with minor tanning along edges, otherwise nearly as issued with only the slightest shelf wear. Firm binding, clean interior, bright endpapers - likely never read. Stated 1st ed. [iv],231,[2] pp. Crane A.20.a.i. View more info

Obscure Destinies

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1932

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050175

ISBN: B0026VFZ2E

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Spine panel and joints are sunned (tanned), with slight tanning along edges, otherwise nearly as issued, with slight rubbing at head of spine. Firm binding, clean interior, bright endpapers - likely never read. Stated 1st ed. [vii],229,[2] pp. View more info

The Professor's House

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050176

ISBN: B0854NHQSB

Condition: Very Good


Putty brown cloth, lettered in gilt and orange, color patterned endpapers (identical in appearance to the first three printings). 4th ptg.: Sept. 1925. Mild binding lean, minor rubbing to corners and spine extremities, bottom corners slightly bumped (no exposure), minor foxing to bottom text block edge only. Small blemish to front cover cloth approx. 1/2" from bottom edge, crescent surface scratch to back cover cloth. 284 pp. View more info

Sapphira and the Slave Girl

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050177

ISBN: B084MJVNNC

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Stated 1st ed. viii,296 pp. Spine panel modestly sunned, slight sunning along top edges. Very slight binding lean, otherwise nearly as issued - likely never read. Color illus. dust jacket shows toning along flap folds and spine panel, otherwise minor soiling/toning, minor surface loss to spine panel and minor chipping at heel of spine and several corners, small chip along bottom rear edge, vintage price sticker mounted at top corner of rear flap, now in mylar. View more info

Sapphira and the Slave Girl

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050178

ISBN: B084MJVNNC

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Stated 1st ed. viii,296 pp. Cover cloth a bit mottled, spine panel a bit sunned, labels crisp and retaining original color. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild toning along flap folds and spine panel, otherwise minor soiling/toning, some chipping at head of spine and several corners, now in mylar. View more info

Sapphira and the Slave Girl

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050179

ISBN: B084MJVNNC

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, paper title/author labels mounted on upper front cover and upper spine panel. Stated 1st ed. viii,296 pp. Cover cloth uncommonly almost without sunning, just a shade to spine panel, labels crisp and retaining original color. Mild binding lean. Color illus. dust jacket shows minor toning along flap folds and spine panel, slight rubbing to spine extremities, slight loss to top front flap corner and bottom rear panel corner, now in mylar. View more info

Not Under Forty: Studies of Literary Personalities and Certain Aspects of Literature

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050180

Condition: Fine


Light green cloth, lettered and with front panel device in dark brown. Stated 1st ed. Cloth shows slight tanning along top edges, otherwise as issued. vii,148 pp. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild overall toning, with spine panel quite sunned/faded and lettering faint (typical of this issue), red tones on front panel partially sunned, now in mylar. Collection of Cather essays, including her considerations of Sarah Orne Jewett, Thomas Mann, and Katherine Mansfield. View more info

The Old Beauty and Others

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050181

ISBN: B0006ARM3W

Condition: Near Fine


Light orange cloth, lettered and with front panel device in dark brown. Stated 1st ed. Cloth shows slight tanning toward top edges, with light crease to bottom back cover corner, otherwise as issued. [vii],168 pp. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild overall toning, with spine panel somewhat sunned/faded (typical of this issue), blue tones on front panel partially sunned, now in mylar. Cather's last three stories. View more info

Not Under Forty: Studies of Literary Personalities and Certain Aspects of Literature

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050183

Condition: VG+


Light green cloth, lettered and with front panel device in dark brown. Stated 1st ed. Cloth shows tanning/foxing to portions of both covers and tanned spine panel. loth shows slight tanning along top edges, otherwise as issued. vii,148 pp. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild overall toning, with spine panel toned (typical of this issue), red tones on front panel partially sunned, loss to upper spine panel and several edge chips, now in mylar. Collection of Cather essays, including her considerations of Sarah Orne Jewett, Thomas Mann, and Katherine Mansfield. View more info

One Of Ours [#204/345, SIGNED]

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1922

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050184

Condition: VG-


SIGNED LIMITED. Royal 8vo, natural 1/4 linen, decorated purple paper covered boards, paper title/author label mounted on upper spine, deckled text block edges. No. 204 of a first edition limited to 345 total copies, 310 in this format, numbered and signed by author on front colophon opposite main title. Front cover shows strip of sunning/tanning extending approx. 1 1/4" from top edge, with minor tanning to upper back cover, spine label toned. All corners rubbed and soft with exposure but not layering. [vii],459 pp. Covers protected in acetate wrap; replacement label (original to issu... View more info

Lucy Gayheart [#748/749, SIGNED]

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 050185

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED LIMITED. Blue cloth, beveled edges, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt, silk bookmark bound in, slipcased. No. 748 of a first edition limited to 749 copies, signed by author. Spine panel typically tanned, else Fine, with mild shelf wear to slipcase. [viii],231,[2] pp. View more info

My Antonia

By: Cather, Willa Sibert

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1918

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050173

ISBN: B084HFZ28D

Condition: Near Fine


Brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in dull orange. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges typically a bit dulled by age. Firm, square binding (often found cocked), clean and unmarked interior. 1st ed.: Oct. 1918, first state, one of 2500 copies with Benda's illustrations printed on coated paper stock. xiv,420 pp., illus. Supplied with brand new facsimile dust jacket from Mark Terry. View more info

On Writing: Critical Studies on Writing as an Art

By: Cather, Willa; Stephen Tennant (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 050182

ISBN: B0007F0CJM

Condition: Fine


Mint green cloth, lettered and with front panel device in dark brown. Stated 1st ed. Photo of author taped on to rear fixed endpaper, slight foxing to upper front flyleaf, otherwise essentially as issued. xxvi,126 pp. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild overall toning, with shallow chip along top front edge and modest loss at heel of spine panel, now in mylar. View more info