Shadows on the Rock. Willa Cather.

Shadows on the Rock

Hardcover, New York: Alfred Knopf, 1931. First Edition. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. Stated First Edition. Near Fine green boards with slight fading at top of spine. Near Fine very light green colored Dust Jacket. When in 1930 Sinclair Lewis became the first American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, he paid homage to Cather by declaring that she should have won the honor. Her tombstone in a New Hampshire burying ground reads: THE TRUTH AND CHARITY OF HER GREATSPIRIT WILL LIVE ON IN THE WORK WHICH IS HER ENDURING GIFT TO HER COUNTRY AND ALL ITS PEOPLE. Ships same or next business day. Dust jacket protected in archival cover. Text block is slightly pulled away from spine head, minor edge wear, fabric on edges of boards and spine lightly faded, shallow dent on fore-edge of front board; otherwise, free from major defect. Dust jacket has moderate edge and shelf wear, tiny tears on spine ends and corners, slightly tanned on spine and fore-edges. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages. [Item #885]

Price: $150.00

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