Alexander's Bridge

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1912. First edition, second issue (as always, with half-title bound after the title page), of Cather's first novel. Original purple cloth, gilt stamped, with initial "S" on the front cover. A very fine copy in the rare pictorial dust jacket, with illustration by F. Graham Cootes. This is Crane's jacket "b" issued in April 1912, shortly after publication. With the bookplate of M.B. Goldstone. Acquired by David Porter after the sale of Goldstone's sale at Bonhams in 2009. Crane A5.a.i. Item #32244

Price: $5,000.00

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