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(WILDER, Thornton Niven).

The Memorial Service.

Sunday, January 18, 1976.

Battell Chapel, Yale University, 1976 Stock Code: 140296
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First edition, sole impression, inscribed by Wilder's sister Isabel on the front panel "For Peter & Kenneth, remembering Thornton's affection & admiration for Bart & the many memories we share with affection Isabel Feb - 24, 1977", and with a manuscript note also from Isabel laid-in loose "and ALWAYS greetings & affection to Jan from Isabel Wilder". Wilder was an American playwright and novelist, and winner of three Pulitzer Prizes, and his sister Isabel was both an accomplished writer in her own regard, as well as acting as his literary agent, spokesperson, and biographer.

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Description

Octavo. Original white wire-stitched wrappers, accompanied by a small manuscript note laid-in loose and the original envelope.

Condition

A clean, bright copy, with the jacket, a little sunned with some very light creasing to extremities. In original envelope.

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