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#2541: Willa Cather to Alfred A. Knopf, [November 10, 1922]

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NUMBER FIVE BANK STREET3 2 Dear Mr. Knopf1;

This is exactly what I would like you to use for the catalogue description of the book of verse4. Please give it to Mr. Oppemheimer5, and tell him it's important to get the titles of books right,- which he didn't!

Don't you think the same text would be good for the jacket? I think the quotation6 from Bradford7 is interesting8 and adequate.

Please glance at the two enclosed letters and return them to me. I am sure that this sort of publicity is good for an author-- Mrs. Fields9 didn't know second rate literary people-- even if it is not directly good for one particular book.

What about a contract for April Twilights? Will you send one down before I go?

Oh, by the way, if that withered vulture, rejoicing in the name of Emma P. Mills10, calls you up, I am at present in Philadelphia11, and you don't know just when I will be back, though I hope to be here for her luncheon12.

Faithfully yours Willa Cather