April Twilights. Willa Sibert Cather.
April Twilights.
(Cather, Willa)

April Twilights.

Boston: Richard G. Badger/Gorham Press, 1903. First edition. Cather's first book, a self-published collection of verse, and the only verse Cather published during her career. She reportedly bought remaining copies of this edition in 1908 and destroyed them. It was re-issued by Knopf as a limited edition in 1923 but with considerable revisions and deletions. This is a near fine copy in gray boards, with paper title labels on cover and spine. Some wear to extremities, faint toning to spine, affecting spine label, which also has a few small nicks at edges. Bookplate of Louis Wright Simpson to front paste-down. Item #17524

(Crane A1.a).

Price: $1,250.00

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