Item #2286806 Death Comes for the Archbishop (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 191). Willa Cather.

Death Comes for the Archbishop (The Modern Library of the World's Best Books, ML 191)

New York: The Modern Library, 1927. Reprint. Small Hard Cover. Very Good / No Jacket. Item #2286806

1931-6 printing, Toledano 191.1, binding style 7, orange Rockwell Kent endpapers. Lacks jacket. Bookplate on front endpaper, pencil names on rear free endpaper recto, ribbon marker appears to have been added by a previous owner, and is attached at the rear hinge.

303 pp. 1931-1936 printing, (no bio page after text). Death Comes for the Archbishop is a 1927 novel by American author Willa Cather. It concerns the attempts of a Catholic bishop and a priest to establish a diocese in New Mexico Territory. The novel was reprinted in the Modern Library series in 1931.[1] It was included in Life Magazine's list of the 100 outstanding books of 1924-1944.[2] It was also included on Time's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005[3] and Modern Library's list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century[4] and was chosen by the Western Writers of America to be the 7th-best "Western Novel" of the 20th century.[5]

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