The Alcestiad, or A Life in the Sun -and- The Drunken Sisters (Franklin Library First Edition Society series)

By: WILDER, Thornton

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Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


A deluxe Franklin Library first edition offering two plays by Thornton Wilder (1897-1975): "The Alcestiad, or A Life in the Sun" and "The Drunken Sisters", with a brief transition between which links the two. The plays are accompanied by illustrations by Daniel Maffia, and with a foreword by Isabel Wilder, the author's sister. Issued as part of the publisher's First Edition Society series. One of an unspecified number in this limited edition. --- Bound in rich full olive bonded leather covers with two raised bands on spine. Spine titling, elaborate decorations to covers and spine, and textblock edges all in bright gilt and dark grey. Interior leaves printed on high-quality papers. Orange silk moire endpapers, with matching sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark. Volume lacks a dust jacket (as issued). --- With multiple tiny white specks of paint to covers, a slight bump to one corner, else a sound, unmarked, tightly-bound copy.; Octavo - 8 to 9 in. tall; xxvii, 170 pages

Title: The Alcestiad, or A Life in the Sun -and- The Drunken Sisters (Franklin Library First Edition Society series)

Author Name: WILDER, Thornton

Categories: >>Fine Bindings, >>Drama/Theatre; Movies/TV,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, The Franklin Library: 1977

Binding: Leather

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Stock No.: 83685