Cather, Willa. December Night. First Edition

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 28, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
December Night, A Scene From "Death Comes for the Archbishop" by Willa Cather. Published by Alfred A.Knopf, New York, 1933. Very good plus first edition book in very good dust jacket. Light brown colored paper covered boards may be lightly sunned around the edges, difficult to tell due to color. Upper and lower front and back edges are creased. Upper and lower back panel edges have several closed vertical tears of 1/4" or less. Book is internally clean and incredibly illustrated.
Dust jacket has shelf-wear soil with some stains on the front and back panels. Edges are sunned and especially the spine. Tail of spine has loss of 3/8" by 1 3/8". Head of spine is creased and has loss of 5/8" by 1/4". Fore-edge corners are rubbed with a small amount of loss. Upper front right fore-edge corner has closed vertical tear of 1/2" along the fold. Spine and fore-edge folds are creased. Inside front flap has 1 1/2" by 7/8" price clip.