Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
Vintage hardcover edition with paper title on cover and spine. Previous owner bookplate on front pastedown, see photos. Binding is tight interior is clean.
An exploration of 19th century Catholic missionaries in New Mexico. The land is portrayed well, the missionaries are good hearted people, their relationship is warming, their concern for the impoverished and unjustly treated Mexicans and Indians feels genuine.