Two First Editions by Willa Cather

    Willa Cather. Two First Editions, including: My Antonia. With illustrations by W.T. Benda. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, [1918]. First edition, second printing. Twelvemo. 419 pages. Publisher's brown cloth with orange titles. Minor shelf wear. Spine slightly sunned and cocked. A very good copy. [and:] A Lost Lady. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1923. First edition. Twelvemo. 174 pages. Publisher's light green cloth with gilt titles. In publisher's pictorial dust jacket. Slightly over-opened at half-title page. Previous owner's bookplate affixed to front pastedown. Moderate edge wear to jacket, with a small amount of paper loss at spine ends. Two small black ink stains to front panel. Spine slightly sunned. Overall, a very good copy. Two scarce Cather firsts.

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