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The Long Christmas Dinner, & Other Plays In One Act

By Wilder, Thornton




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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER AND OTHER PLAYS IN ONE ACT: The First Copy

WILDER, Thornton

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.

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$1,062.50

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The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act

WILDER, Thornton

NY: Coward-McCann, 1931, 1931. FIRST EDITION PRESENTATION COPY. 1 vol., publisher's original stamped brown cloth binding, with the original DJ, DJ not price clipped. Inscribed on the front blank endleaf "For Martin & Mrs. Seluitze (?) 1931 with all the best of their friend Thornton - University of Chicago March 1932." Spine slightly sunned otherwise VG, DJ chipped and worn, spine complete, GOOD-.

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$650.00

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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER And Other Plays in One Act

Thornton Wilder

New Haven: Yale University Press. 1931. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in boards in a Very Good+ slipcase. Edge wear and soiling. Limited to 525 cales, of which 500 were for sale. This particular copy is signed by Wilder on statement page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .

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$460.00

The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act.

WILDER, THORNTON.

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.

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$450.00

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The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act [Limited Edition, Signed]

WILDER, Thornton

New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. 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; [10],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.

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$400.00

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The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act (Signed Limited Edition)

Wilder, Thornton

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.

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$375.00

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The long Christmas dinner & other plays in one act

WILDER, THORNTON

New York: Coward-McCann; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931. First edition, 8vo, pp. [8], 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."

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$150.00

The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

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"

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$150.00

The Long Christmas Dinner, and Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

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. [9], 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.

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$100.00

THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER

WILDER, Thornton

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).

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$78.00

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The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act.

Wilder, Thornton.

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc.; New Haven: Yale University Press, 1931. 8vo., [x], [1]-122 pp., title-page printed in red and black. Original red cloth with lettering in silver to backstrip, top-edge red, original silver, black , and red dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is only partially intact with some of the upper and lower cover torn away, top-edge of the upper board has some faint rubbing. Inscribed by the author on the title-page, “For Doris Flagg: with all the best wishes of Thornton Wilder/Chicago December 1934.” First edition. A one act play whose action spans 90 years in the home of one family, specifically in the dining room during Christmas dinners.

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$75.00

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The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act.

Wilder, Thornton.

New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1931. 8vo., [x], [1]-122 pp., title-page printed in red and black. Original red cloth with lettering in silver to backstrip, top-edge red, original silver, black , and red dust-jacket. Dust-jacket is only partially intact with some of the upper and lower cover torn away. Inscribed by the author to Isabel Hoffman. First edition. A one act play whose action spans 90 years in the home of one family, specifically in the dining room during Christmas dinners.

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$75.00

The Long Christmas Dinner And Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

New Haven: Yale University Press. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Faux vellum spine titled in gilt, paper covered boards. Limited edition # 171/525 signed by Wilder to the limitation page. Spine darkened, tiny spot to gutter else fine condition. Pages uncut. Lacking the glassine wrapper and slipcase. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages; Signed by Author .

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$74.99

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The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act

WILDER, Thornton

New York: Coward-McCann, 1931. First Trade Edition. Hardcover. First printing. Large octavo (24.5cm.); original cloth in silver decorative dust jacket, red topstain; [8],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.

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The Long Christmas Dinner And Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

NY: Coward - McCann, Inc.. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Rust coth titled in silver gilt, rust topstain. Stated first printing. Top board corners bumped, others slightly softened. PO info to ffep. Slight sunning to board extremities. Contents unmarked, sound binding. The DJ in mylar with $2.50 price intact is edgeworn, chipped, and rubbed. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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$49.99

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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER And Other Plays in One Act

Wilder Thornton

New Haven, CT: University Press / Coward-McCannn.. 1931. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good or better in boards. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

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The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act.

WILDER, Thornton.

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,.

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$45.00

The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

New York: Coward-McCann, 1931. Original indigo red cloth with silver title. Book is fine with mild rubbng to bottom edges. Jacket has three tiny chips along top edge, and is bright and unclipped. protected by a BroDart jacket cover. Scarce in the dust jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. Quarto.

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$40.00

The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

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!

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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER AND OTHER PLAYS IN ONE ACT

Wilder, Thornton

NY 1931 1st. Lg.8vo., 122pp. Owner signed and dated on front free blank. VG in worn DJ.

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The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

New York: Coward - McCann, Inc., 1931. Out of print and scarce first publication of this much-anthologized classic.. First Edition. Brown Cloth. Fine. Quarto.

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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER

WILDER, Thornton

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."

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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER & Other Plays in One Act.

Wilder, Thornton.

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.

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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER

WILDER, Thornton

NY: Coward-McCann, 1931. First printing.. Large 8vo, pp. 122. Cover somewhat faded and a little worn at edges, o/w VG.

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The Long Christmas Dinner, and Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

New York: Harper & Row. Very Good- with no dust jacket; Shelfwear, covers yellowing. Small tear . back cover.. 1964. Softcover. 8vo; 113 pages .

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The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act

WILDER, Thornton

New York / New Haven: Coward-McCann / Yale University, 1931. Good. First edition. Katharine Talbott Burnside's decorative bookplate on front pastedown, spine chipped, cloth faded, thus good only. Three New Plays by Thornton Wilder: The Long Christmas, Queens of France, and The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden.

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The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act

WILDER, Thornton

NY / New Haven: Coward-McCann / Yale University, 1931. Good. First edition. Contemporary owner's name penned on front fly with short tear on top edge, some pages roughly opened, cloth faded, thus good only. With paper laid in of "The University of Chicago Dramatic Association presents Three New Plays by Thornton Wilder: The Long Christmas (First Time in Chicago), Queens of France (First Time on Any Stage), and The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden (First Time in Chicago)."

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THE LONG CHRISTMAS DINNER & OTHER PLAYS IN ONE ACT

Wilder, Thornton

New York & New Haven: Coward-McCann/Yale, 1931. Large octavo. Cloth. First edition. A bit dusty and smudged, but a good copy in heavily chipped and mended dust jacket.

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The Long Christmas Dinner & Other Plays in One Act

WILDER, Thornton

New York: Coward-McCann, 1931. Good. First edition. Small price penned on front fly corner, front hinge cracked, spine and edges faded and chipped with some loss of spine ends, a good only copy lacking the dustwrapper.

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The Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

NY: Coward-McCann & Yale Univers, 1931. worn, torn dj w/chipping, pieces missing; unclipped price, in mylar 122 clean, unmarked pages. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. 4 vo.

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Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One Act

Wilder, Thornton

New York: Coward-McCann, 1932 Hardcover, 8vo. 122 pp. Previous owner's name and date on front free endpaper. Page edges toned. Uneven fading to cloth. Else very good with good - dust jacket laid in. DJ has moderate edgewear, large chips. Price not clipped. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

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The Long Christmas Dinner And Other Plays In One Act

Wilder, Thornton

Harper Colophon. Tight And Square Trade Paperback. Light Surface Soiling, Creasing And Edge Wear To Wraps. Highlighting On The Pages Of The First Play Only. Previous Owner's Name On Inside Page. Five Plays. . Good. Soft cover. 1964.

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$11.95