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The World of Willa Cather

By: Bennett, Mildred R.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead: 1951

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12588


First Printing 1951. A superb fine copy in a near fine dustjacket. The early life of Pulitzer Prize winning author Willa Cather--in and around Red Cloud, Nebraska. A beautifully preserved copy with only a little bit of dustiness to the page edges. The dustjacket is price clipped with only a little bit of chipping and edgewear to the usual places--head and heel of the spine. A must have for the Cather collector--written by a woman who taught some of the children connected... View more info

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My Mortal Enemy (First Printing)

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $215.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1926

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe12352


First Edition/First State 1926. A very handsome copy in near fine condition without the frail and scarce dustjacket. Light age toning only--a very clean interior and bright exterior--see digital scan. Title is almost faded from spine--otherwise remarkably collectable. View more info

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12564


First Printing 1940. From the collection of M. B. Goldstone-with his custom gold plate lightly affixed on the front pastedown. A fine copy in a very good unclipped dustjacket. A little dustiness to the page edges and cloth spine--but was protected by the dustjacket over the years to practically eliminate the usual bleaching of the spine that is normal for this title. A clean and tight copy otherwise. The dustjacket is complete except for a minor amount of chipping to the... View more info

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12565


First Edition--Complimentary Advance Copy. Unlike the first trade edition--this complimentary edition says "First Edition" on the copyright page, and the wording to "A Note on The Design" at rear is also a little different. This is a nice and tight copy, clean interior with a bright green cloth front board and paper label. The spine has the usual tone darkening--instead of green it is now almost tan--which is quite common for this title. Without the darkening to the clo... View more info

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On Writing

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12575


First Printing 1949. From the collection of M. B. Goldstone--with his custom gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown. A nice copy in fine condition--in an unclipped and very good dustjacket. This copy has just some very light age toning to the dustjacket--and some edgewear and chipping to the head and heel of the spine. There is one 3/4 inch closed end repaired tear to the rear panel on the bottom--not part of any lettering or decoration. Protected in a Br... View more info

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Youth and The Bright Medusa

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $225.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12569


First Printing. From the collection of M.B. Goldstone, with his distinctive gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown. Goldstone's collection was recently auctioned off (along with is brother--the Steinbeck bibliographer) with some of his titles setting records at auction in NY. A very good copy in green cloth with purple top stain (somewhat faded) and uncut edges elsewhere. A little darkening to the cloth spine with the title hard to read. Clean interior pa... View more info

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Obscure Destinies

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $245.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12570


First Printing. From the collection of M.B. Goldstone, with his distinctive gold bookplate lightly attached to the front pastedown and his signature in pencil to the upper corner of the ffep. Green cloth boards with paper labels to front board and spine. A tight and square fine copy with an unmarked interior. A very good plus dustjacket which is price clipped (all copies were price clipped by the publisher)--light age toning--mostly to the spine. Light orange top stain. ... View more info

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Not Under Forty

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $185.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: cfe12592


First Printing 1936. From the recent auction of noted collector M. B. Goldstone--with his famous gold custom bookplate loosely attached to the front pastedown--along with notations and his signature in pencil to the front free endpaper. A near fine copy in lime green with charcoal decorations and lettering to the front board and spine. A little dustiness to the cloth and page edges only. Top stain unfaded. An unclipped ($2.00) dustjacket in excellent condition except for... View more info