New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1940. First edition, limited. Hardcover. SIGNED. 295pp. Quarto [25 cm] in quarter gilt-stamped green cloth and green boards with gilt cover device, top edge gilt, bound-in satin pagemarker ribbon . Lacks the slipcase. Slight irregular fading to boards, else very light wear; interior is clean and bright. Near fine. Item #56225
Signed by Cather on limitation page and hand-numbered 56 of 525 copies. Cather's final novel examines the culture of slavery in antebellum Virginia.