The Long Christmas Dinner, & Other Plays In One Act
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New York/New Haven: Coward-McCann/Yale Univ., 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good in a Good only dustwrapper with edgewear and tears. First Trade Edition, only 5,900 copies printed. These one-act plays represent Wilder's first attempt at a colloquial style and his first successful work for the theatre. This copy is wonderfully INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author with a quote from the play: "For Charlie:/with best wishes/from Thornton Wilder/Burton Ct./U. of Chicago/'The best of them/all' p. 69/This is the first/copy signed by/me- of the/non-specials." The last statement is a reference to the signed edition limited to 525 copies.
New York:: Coward-McCann,, 1931. First edition. publishers cloth. A very good copy. 8vo,.
New York/New Haven: Coward-McCann/Yale University Press, 1931. FIRST EDITION. Hardcover. One of 525 numbered copies, specially bound and signed by the author. A fine copy complete with original glassine wrapper and publisher's box (minute wear to glassine and box). Uncommon in box and in this condition.
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931. First Edition. Limited to 525 copies of which this is no. 128. Octavo (24.5cm.); original decorative paper-covered boards, gilt-lettered spine, original glassine dust jacket; in green board slipcase; ,122pp.; title and facing page printed within green architectural border. A few small chips to jacket extremities, slipcase a bit scuffed with old manuscript "Thornton Wilder" in ink to spine, else a Very Good to Near Fine copy. Signed by the author on limitation page.
New York: Yale University Press / Coward McCann, 1931. Limited Edition. One of 525 copies (this being No. 193) SIGNED by the author. This copy just about Fine, with the uncommon Very Good plus glassine dust jacket and lVery Good plus slipcase. Jacket has light toning, with a few chips and closed tears at the extremities. Slipcase has light rubbing and toning at the extremities. A very attractive copy of this edition.
New York: Coward-McCann; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931. First edition, 8vo, pp. , 122; orig. terracotta cloth, spine lettered in silver; spine slightly discolored, page margins browning; good and sound, or better. Enhanced by a presentation on the title-p. "For Mrs. Adams with the devoted regards of Thornton Wilder, New Haven, June 1938."
New York : Coward-McCann, Inc. , 1931. First Edition. Hardcover . Very Good Condition Fair to Poor Condition/Drama . Signed and dated by author. . Signed and dated by author. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, Bottom of spine is slightly rubbed. Dust jacket missing the top 1/2" along the front, a section of about 1" to 1/4" inch along the back bottom and a few other chips. Dust jacket is clean and bright. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Dust jacket is Price Clipped. A tight, clean and solid copy. Not Ex-Library. All books offered from DSB are stocked at our store in Fayetteville, AR. Save on shipping by ordering multiple titles. 122pp. Hardcover Very Good Condition Size: 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
WILDER, Thornton. THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER and Other Plays in One Act. New Haven: Yale University Press; New York:: Coward-McCann, Inc.,, 1931. Advance copy (consisting of unbound signatures) of the first edition. . Final four (blank) leaves have light silverfish damage at lower fore-edge and at top edge of first (blank) leaf, thin stain at fore-edge margin of two pages, else a very good, unopened copy. . Octavo, unbound and unsewn signatures, pp. [x], 122.
New Haven / New York: Yale University Press / Coward-McCann , 1931. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Decorative paper over boards, gilt-stamped lettering on spine; 8vo; pp. , 122. Number 225 from a limited edition of 525 copies (25 HC), signed by Wilder on the limitation page. Spine just a bit tanned; two tiny specks of soiling at fore-edge of first 5 leaves.
NY & New Haven: Coward-McCann & Yale University Press. Hardcover. From the estate of legendary cinema director George Cukor, with his Landacre bookplate on front endsheet. . Fine. 1931. First Edition.
London, NY, Toronto: Longmans, Green, 1931. First English edition. 8vo, pp. 135. A fine copy in near fine dj (spine little faded, slight marginal wear).
New York & New Haven: Coward-McCann/Yale, 1931. Large octavo. Cloth. First edition. Fine in very good, lightly chipped foil jacket.
New York: Coward-McCann, 1931. First Trade Edition. First printing. Large octavo (24.5cm.); original cloth in silver decorative dust jacket, red topstain; ,122pp. Wear to jacket extremities with short closed tears and shallow chips, old tape repair to verso not visible to exterior. About Very Good and sound.
New York:: Coward-McCann,, 1931. First edition. publisher's cloth in dust jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins, Jr. 1" tear to the bottom of the title page; a little sunned at the edges of the cloth and text; in a jacket with a few small chips and light use.. Tall 8vo,.
New Haven, CT: University Press / Coward-McCannn.. 1931. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good or better in boards. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .
NY 1931 1st. Lg.8vo., 122pp. Owner signed and dated on front free blank. VG in worn DJ.
New York: Coward - McCann, Inc., 1931. Out of print and scarce first publication of this much-anthologized classic.. First Edition. Brown Cloth. Fine. Quarto.
New York, NY: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1931. First Edition First Printing. Hardcover. Good. Size=6.5"x9.5. (full book description) Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, New York, NY, 1931. 1st Edition 1st Printing, Good+, Hard Cover, no Dust Jacket. Size=6.5"x9.5", 122pgs. Cloth chipped at head of spine & background color on spine slightly faded, o.w. clean & tight. NO ink names etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES, WE ALWAYS PACK WITH GREAT CARE!
NY: Coward-McCann, 1963. First printing, thus. 8vo, pp. 122. A fine copy in little chipped dj (spine little faded, slight marginal wear).
A reprint which includes the essay by John Gassner, "The Two Worlds of Thornton Wilder."
Coward-McCann, Inc. and Yale University Press, New York and New Haven: 1931., 1931. 122p. Title page printed in red and black. Wide margins. Two leaves soiled. Edges beginning to slightly brown. Tall 8vo. Original full orange red cloth binding, slightly faded at edges. Spine lettered in silver. Original dust jacket printed in silver, black and red, worn with DJ spine taped. First printing. Fine books from earlier Christmas seasons make great gifts today. CHRISTMAS/W67. **PRICE JUST REDUCED!. F. Hardcover. Very Good/Dust Jacket Included.