New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. Decorative Title Page (gray/black). First Edition. Full Vellum. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall (tall). Very Good - / No Jacket. Item #L056813
A very good- copy with sunning, slight rubbing and fading to spine; slight wear to extremities (chiefly to lower edges and corners; some wear to gilt on top edges); slight warping and rubbing to covers; lacks most of original bookmarker; previous owner's ink signature and inscription on front free endpaper; slight internal browning (chiefly to edges and preliminaries). , 280,  pages. Historical romance, set in 17th century eastern Canada. One of 199 copies bound in full orange vellum and printed on Shidzuoka Japan vellum (of which 194 were for sale; total limited edition numbered 818; this is number 181), signed by Cather on limitation page. See Johnson/Blanck, page 97. Bound in full orange vellum, gilt-stamped and decorated spine and covers, plain endpapers, t.e.g., remaining edges untrimmed, orange silk bookmarker.