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Death Comes for the Archbishop. by  1873-1947  Willa - Hardcover - 1928 - from Joseph Valles - Books and Biblio.co.uk

Death Comes for the Archbishop.

by Cather, Willa, 1873-1947

Condition: Good


New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1928., 1928. Good. 14th printing ; 4 pp. 1 leaf., [3]-343, [1] pp. ; 24 cm. ; LCCN: 30-15621 ; LC: PZ3.C2858; PS3505.A87 ; similar to OCLC: 2518221 ; green cloth with dark brown and orange pasted paper labels ; The important contribution to western fiction which in it s day was criticized for not focusing more fully on its Spanish subjects, is still a very readable work; wear to edges and spine label, some foxing, else G

Death Comes for the Archbishop is a 1927 novel by Willa Cather. It concerns the attempts of a Catholic bishop and a priest to establish a diocese in New Mexico Territory. The novel was included on Time Magazine's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005 as well as the Modern Library's list of the 100 Best Novels.


  • Bookseller: Joseph Valles - Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 4508
  • Title: Death Comes for the Archbishop.
  • Author: Cather, Willa, 1873-1947
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1928.
  • Date published: 1928
  • Keywords: New mexico fiction western west mexican french roman catholic church bishops priests archbishops ferrand vatican spanish jean marie latour santa fe durango albuquerque indians truchas mountains acoma rancheros Abiquiu Acoma adobe Albuquerque American Arch
  • Bookseller catalogs: Catalog 59 - Fiction;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;


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