First edition of Lucy Gayheart by Willa Cather, in dust jacket.
Small octavo, 231pp. Green cloth, printed title on label. Toning to cloth on spine. Stated “first edition” on copyright page. In publisher’s dust jacket, very good, price clipped, wear along top edge with some loss at top edge of spine, bright illustrations and vibrant colors. A nice example in scarce publishers dust jacket.
A bestseller in 1935. This novel chronicles the life of Lucy Gayheart, a young girl living in Platte River, Nebraska.