The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: WILDER, Thornton

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


First trade edition of Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning 1927 novel, which was preceded by a very limited "preliminary issue" and the London edition by a handful of days. The "Bridge of San Luis Rey" is concerned with a fictional Incan rope bridge in Peru that collapsed and one man's multi-year effort to trace the lives of the five victims who happened to be on it when it gave way. With 9 black & white illustrations on plates by Amy Drevenstedt (one, at frontispiece, is missing). --- In finely-woven tan cloth, with titling and designs in dark green on cover and spine; decorative map of Peru to endpapers and faded green topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- With smudges and dark soiling on covers, a little chafing to cover extremities, and prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down, otherwise a sound, unmarked copy.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 235 pages

Title: The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Author Name: WILDER, Thornton

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Pulitzer, Nobel, Booker, Nat Book Award Prize, >>Illustrated Classics,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Albert & Charles Boni: 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 81703