Lot 300: WILDER, THORNTON. Group of 4 First Editions.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: WILDER, THORNTON. Group of 4 First Editions. 8vo, publisher's cloth; dust jackets except for first title; condition notes below; each in matching cloth chemise and slipcase. New York, vd
Notes: The Cabala. Spine tanned, bookplate. First printing of the author's first book. 1926 * Heaven's My Destination. Spine foot frayed, jacket tanned and creased, front hinge split. Inscribed presentation copy, with 2-page Autograph Letter Signed to dedicatee "Mrs Cherryman...an old and helpful friend...", puncture to top edge with loss of a few letters and scorch marks to blank margins. 1935 * Our Town. Uneven toning, jacket tanned. Author's autograph on card, and ALS and ANS from his sister Isabel loosely inserted. (1938) * The Alcestiad. First trade edition. 1977.