Willa Cather's April Twilights
Arthur Swann's copy
CATHER, Willa (1873-1947). April Twilights. Boston: Richard G. Badger / The Gorham Press, 1903.

A fine copy of the first edition of the author’s first book. Apart from the revised edition that she published in 1923, this is Cather's only collection of verse. This copy was part of bibliographer and collector Arthur Swann’s fine collection of 19th- and 20th-century literary high spots which sold at Parke Bernet in 1960.

Ocatvo. Original boards (a little toned, a couple tiny chips to spine label). Provenance: Arthur Swann (bookplate; his sale, Parke Bernet, 22 March 1960, lot 47) – Sotheby’s New York 25 October 1977, lot 308 – McKernon (bookplate).

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