First edition of Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather.
Small octavo, 231pp. Green cloth, printed title on label. Light toning to cloth at headband, endpapers with faint discoloration from dust jacket. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, $2.00 on front flap, touch of wear along top edge, otherwise a fine copy with bright illustrations and colors. A nice example in scarce publisher’s dust jacket.
A bestseller in 1935. This novel chronicles the life of Lucy Gayheart, a young girl from Haverford, near the Platte River in Nebraska.