New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. 280 pages. Bright mottled orange/red vellum or parchment-covered binding in almost new condition except for minor bumping to the corners, and a minor shelfbump to the top of the spine. The unclipped dustjacket is lightly to moderately toned, with several small scuffs, creases and tears, some of which is due to the dustjacket being untrimmed, with about an extra inch paper on the top and bottom edge. Protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. Includes the original slipcase, which has a few seams cracking, and is lightly to moderately shelfworn. Number 174 of 199 copies printed on Shidzuoka Japan vellum and signed by Willa Cather on a special limitation page. Includes the original silk bookmark; t.e.g. The text is clean and unmarked. First edition.. Signed. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good+ condition/Very good- condition (DJ). Octavo (8vo). (Inventory #: 017122)
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