Inscribed by Willa Cather

    Willa Sibert Cather. April Twilights. Boston: Richard G. Badger, The Gorham Press, 1903. Inscribed by the author on the copyright page: "For / Mary Lee Marquis / With compliments of / Willa Sibert Cather / 1904-Sept. 27." Octavo. 52 pages. Floral decorations and printer's device on title page. Paper over boards, with title label on upper board, lacking title label on spine (small paper remnant). Illustrated bookplate of "Mary Lee Marquis" on front pastedown. Binding rubbed at extremities, lightly soiled and dampstained. Corners and spine ends bumped. Small pencil bookseller's notes on front free endpaper. Bleedthrough in title page from ink inscription on verso copyright page. Pencil check mark on "Contents" page. Faint dampstain and rippling along upper margins into text. Pages with light edge wear, few minor edge tears. Very good copy. From the collection of California bibliophile Melba Berry Bennett.

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