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My Ántonia

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Book-of-the-Month Club: 1995

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 83375

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


An attractively-produced reprint edition of author's much-admired novel, set among 19th century pioneers on the plains of Nebraska. 'My Ántonia' was originally published in 1918. --- In bright green paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, with titling in black to spine. This edition actually published by B-O-M-C; not a typical book club issue. With attractive color wrap-around jacket painting by Cary Thorp Brown. --- A weakened rear hinge has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, else a clean, bright, firm copy. Bright jacket lacks damages; protected in removable archival mylar... View more info

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Sapphira and the Slave Girl

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1941

Stock No.: 74053

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Stated fourth printing, February 1941. In full green cloth-covered boards with titling info. on pasted-on blocks, cover & spine; publisher's pale orange topstain. Interior clean, firm and unmarked. Cover with some discoloration. Jacket toned and with light chipping & original $2.50 flap price; in removable mylar protector. Author's novel, set in Virginia, features a jealous mistress and was her last published novel. ; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 295 pages View more info

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O Pioneers!

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Book-of-the-Month Club: 1995

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 83377

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


An attractively-produced reprint edition of Willa Cather's semi-autobiographical second novel, which is set on the Nebraska prairie and is concerned with a young Swedish immigrant who loses her parents and is forced to raise her siblings herself. 'O Pioneers' was originally published in 1913. --- In ivory paper-covered boards backed in pale gold cloth, with titling in dark grey to spine. This edition actually published by B-O-M-C; not a typical book club issue. With attractive color wrap-around jacket painting by Cary Thorp Brown. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy lacking noticeable dama... View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop (Modern Library Spine 16)

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library: [c.1980-1985]

Stock No.: 79959

ISBN: 0394605039

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition of the author's novel, originally published in 1927. Virginia-born and Nebraska-raised, Willa Cather (1873-1947) often wrote of pioneer life in the West. "Death Comes for the Archbishop" is set in the Territory of New Mexico and concerns the first bishop and his vicar who are sent there to establish the Catholic Church in the new territory. --- Toledano spine 16 / brown paper-covered boards / gilt-stamped spine titling / perfect bound (not stiched) / style G ML torchbearer logo endpapers / jacket style q / verso advertises Modern Library titles using la... View more info

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Obscure Destinies: Three New Stories of the West

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 80354

Condition: Fair in Fair dust jacket


Stated First Edition, copyright page. Three of Willa Cather's short stories, all of which are centered upon the death of a leading character. Includes: "Neighbour Rosicky", "Old Mrs. Harris" and "Two Friends". --- In green cloth with titling on paper cover and spine labels. In tan and red dust jacket. --- A Fair-only copy with considerable discoloration to cloth, interior is bright and textblock is firm. Discreet Hartford bookseller label affixed to rear paste-down. Darkened, price-clipped jacket with quite a lot of soiling and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Sm... View more info

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Shadows on the Rock

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78858

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Stated First Edition of author's novel, which is centered around a single year in the lives of settlers in colonial Quebec. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with titling on labels affixed to cover and spine. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With sunning to spine and some blotches of discoloration to cloth. Bookseller's discreet label to front free endpaper, otherwise interior is clean and textblock is firm.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop

By: CATHER, Willa

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Book-of-the-Month Club: 1995

Edition: BCE

Stock No.: 83376

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


An attractively-produced reprint edition of author's touching story of French Catholic missionaries at work in 19th century New Mexico. 'Death Comes for the Archbishop' was originally published in 1927. --- In lavender paper-covered boards backed in rose cloth, with titling in dark grey to spine. This edition actually published by B-O-M-C; not a typical book club issue. With attractive color wrap-around jacket painting by Cary Thorp Brown. --- A clean, bright, tightly-bound copy, though with a speck of soiling to textblock fore-edge. Bright jacket with a touch of rubbing, otherwise lacks damag... View more info