New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1925. First Edition. Attractive edition of Cather's breakout novel, which rapidly outsold any of her previous books within a matter of months, ultimately going into eight printings within the year of publication. Crane A14.a.i. Item #4977
Limited Issue, one of 185 copies numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author, this being copy no.160. Octavo (23.75cm); floral-patterned paper and sage green cloth-covered boards, with printed title label mounted to spine; publisher's original cardboard slipcase; [ii],,11-283,pp. Spine is sunned a few shades, else a fresh, Near Fine copy, without any of the usual heavy wear or splitting along the board edges. Slipcase shows modest wear and dust-soil, some board exposure along the opening, but is otherwise structurally sound, with the title label intact; Very Good+.