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    Limited Edition Signed by Willa Cather

    Willa Cather. Death Comes For the Archbishop. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. Limited edition, number 15 of 175 copies, of which 160 were for sale, signed by Willa Cather on the limitation leaf. Octavo. 343 pages. With drawings and designs by Harold Von Schmidt. Publisher's original vellum wrappers with Indian pot device stamped in silver on the front board and titles lettered in silver on the spine. Top edge silver, all other edges untrimmed. Housed in a custom half-morocco slipcase, with titles stamped in gilt between five raised bands on the spine. Vellum wrappers warped, as usual, stain along the lower front edge of the front board; slight loss to upper rear corner due to vermin, else internally fine. From a private collection in North Carolina.

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    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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