WILDER, Thornton. The Merchant of Yonkers. (FIRST EDITION - INSCRIBED)

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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.