Limited edition of A Lost Lady by Willa Cather. Octavo, 174pp. Tan cloth spine, title printed on paper, blue boards. Uncut pages. End paper cracked on front verso, not affecting spine or covers. Housed in glassine dust jacket, some tears and shelf wear. Limitation includes the following description: “A first edition of A Lost Lady consists of twenty thousand two hundred and twenty copies as follows: Twenty on Borzoi all rag appear signed by the author and numbered A to T; two hundred copies on Borzoi all rag paper assigned by the author and numbered 1 to 200; and twenty thousand copies on English featherweight paper. This is number 58.” Book is inscribed by author Willa Cather.
Comments: Published in 1923, this book tells the story of Marian Forrester and Captain Daniel Forrester. This book was cited as an influence for F. Scott Fitzgerald in writing The Great Gatsby.