AUTHOR: WILDER, Thornton
TITLE: The Merchant of Yonkers.
PUBLISHER: NY: Harper & Brothers, 1939.
DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION INSCRIBED. 1 vol., publisher's original stamped brown cloth binding, with the original DJ, DJ not price clipped. Inscribed on the title-page"Like Cornelius and Barnaby some day I'm coming to New York again to have fun with the Freemans says Thort."
CONDITION: Small bookplate to front pastedown otherwise FINE/VG+.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The reference to "the Freemans" is to a young Morgan Freeman who played in the all black version of the Broadway play which also included Cab Calloway, Mabel King, Clifton Davis, and Ernestine Jackson. A wonderful and playful inscription.