Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1953. Alfred A Knopf, New York, Stated First Edition, 1953. Green and Tan paper designed overb boars, green cloth spine. Edith Lewis met Willa Cather in 1903 and remained her close friend and traveling companion until Cather's death in 1947. In this straightforward and affectionate biography Lewis illuminates the human side of the great American novelist.
Long before the age of data and hacking and involuntary transparency, Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Willa Cather (December 7, 1873–April 24, 1947) was a fierce custodian of her own privacy. Despite being a prolific letter-writer, she burned much of her correspondence and, in a will written during the final and rather dark years of her life, forbad the posthumous. Very Good / No DJ. Item #664
Alfred A Knopf, New York, Stated First Edition, 1953. Very Good, Tight, bright and clean. Green and Tan paper designed overb boars, green cloth spine. Owners' deddicatio, in black ink, front end paper. No DJ.