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    Lot of Five Willa Cather First Editions, including: Obscure Destinies: Three Stories of the West. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1932. First edition. Octavo. 230 pages. Original green cloth with titles printed on paper labels on the front board and spine. Edges of board and spine faded, with additional light wear mainly at the corners and spine ends. Contents sound. Price-clipped dust jacket worn at the edges, with the front panel detached from the spine, else complete. Very good. [And:] December Night: A Scene From Willa Cather's Novel 'Death Comes for the Archbishop'. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1933. First edition in this format. Octavo. Unpaginated. Original tan paper over boards with titles printed in brown on the front boards. Sound externally and internally in a jacket that has split in two at the spine, otherwise is complete. Very good. [And:] Sapphira and the Slave Girl. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First edition. Octavo. 295 pages. Original green cloth with titles printed on paper labels on the front board and spine. A nice copy in very good condition, in a price-clipped dust jacket. [And:] The Old Beauty and Others. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1948. First edition. Octavo. 166 pages. Original brown cloth with titles and decoration in black on the front board and spine. Light shelf wear and light fading to boards, else a sound copy in a slightly worn jacket. Very good. [And:] Willa Cather in Europe: Her Own Story of the First Journey. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1956. First edition. Octavo. 178 pages. Original gray cloth decoratively stamped and lettered in blue on front cover and spine. Very good, in a price-clipped jacket.

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