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 very rare typographic dust jacket. This is Crane's jacket "A" issued upon publication on April 20, 1912, and used only briefly. It would shortly - before the end of the month - be replaced by a pictorial jacket. Item #32245

Price: $15,000.00

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