My Autobiography. By S. S. McClure. [Ghostwritten by Willa Cather].

New York: Stokes, (1914). First edition. Frontispiece portrait of McClure by Arnold Genthe, and other illustrations. Original red cloth, with pictorial cover label, a fine copy. Crane A7.a.i. First edition, first printing, this copy from the first issue with "September, 1914" on the copyright page (like the first issue) and the extra line 13 on page 239. It was perhaps in her authorship of McClure's autobiography, which she wrote while still on the staff of McClure's Magazine, before the success of O Pioneers!, that Cather first developed her capacity for writing in a man's voice. Signed by McClure. Item #32247

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