Signed copy of The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder. Octavo, 235pp. Original tan cloth covers. Lightly bumped corners and spine, light toning to spine. Lacking original dust jacket. Illustrated by Amy Drevenstedt. Previous owners note on front free endpaper, occasional pencil marks. Book is inscribed by Thornton Wilder with the following inscription: “For Dris Davenport/ with the best wishes of/ Thornton Wilder – Saratoga Sp. March 8, 1929.” Includes laid-in signed photograph of Wilder.
Comments: This is the second novel of famed writer Thornton Wilder. This novel would earn him the Pulitzer Prize in 1928 and become a worldwide best seller.