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First Edition "Death Comes for the Archbishop" and More First and Early Editions

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor: Death Comes for the Archbishop (Willa Cather, 1926,1927), The Gods Arrive (Edith Wharton, 1932), Gift from the Sea (Anne Morrow Lindbergh, 1955), The Old Man and the Sea Ernest Hemingway, 1963)
Genre: Literary and Classic, Historical Fiction, Allegory, Fable and Satire
Binding: Cloth on board, One quarter cloth with paper boards
Dust Jacket: Yes, No
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, D. Appleton and Company, Pantheon, Charles Scribner’s Sons
Place of Publication: New York
Edition Statement: First Editon/First Printing, First Edition/Tenth Printing, Later Edition
Number of Books: 4
Additional Notes: The first printing of Death Comes for the Archbishop features green linen covered boards with paper labels to the front cover and spine, the word “happened” spelled “happned” to page 20, line 16 and “supper” spelled “suppper” on page 57, line 15. The first edition, first printing of The Gods Arrive features gilt lettering to the spine and front cover, pale yellow endpapers and (1) to the final page of text. This college edition of The Old Man and the Sea features the copyright date 1952 to the copyright page without the letter “A” but marked “D-5.63 [H]” denoting a later edition. It is further gilt stamped to the back board “Scribners College Edition”.
  • Please note, this is an item that may be especially difficult to move and/or transport. Unless the shipping option is selected, the winner is responsible for bringing appropriate assistance, vehicle, proper materials, and any necessary tools to pickup.

Terms & Conditions


- wear to the covers with sunning, bumped corners, rubbed edges, fraying and soiling; missing dust jackets or wear to jackets with chipping, edges wear and soiling; cracked hinges; writing/bookplates to endpapers; tanning to text blocks and edges.


0.5" W x 8.25" H x 5.5" D

- measures Gifts from the Sea.

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