The Troll Garden. Willa Cather.

The Troll Garden

New York: McClure, Phillips, 1905. First edition. Original red cloth, a bright and fine copy in the rare dust jacket, slightly worn and darkened. First edition, second issue, with "Doubleday, Page & Co." at the foot of the spine. Cather's second book, and first collection of stories. Inscribed by Cather to the Cleveland bookseller H.V. Korner, "For H.V. Korner / Willa Cather [This book had a lonely life but it rose again. / W.S.C.] October 31, 1925]". The second issue came about after the disolution of McClure, Phillips in 1906. The remainder of the edition was acquired by Doubleday, who issued the original sheets in a new binding with their name on the spine. The dust jacket was unchanged and retains the McClure, Phillips name. From the Frederick B. Adams library, with bookplate. Crane A4.a. Item #32240

Price: $35,000.00

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