ONE OF ONLY 275 COPIES SIGNED BY THORNTON WILDER
WILDER, Thornton. Theophilus North. New York: Harper & Row, (1973). Octavo, original navy cloth, original printed paper spine label, top edge gilt, uncut, original glassine dust jacket, original slipcase with printed paper label. $400.
Signed limited first edition, number 95 of only 275 copies signed by Wilder.
Wilder's last novel, set mainly in Newport, Rhode Island, Theophilus North was the basis for the 1988 movie Mr. North starring Anthony Edwards and Anjelica Huston. Wilder died two years after publishing this work. Simultaneously issued with the first trade edition and the "first special edition," an unknown number of copies "reserved for friends of the Author and the House." Schumacher 13. Bruccoli & Clark III:370.