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Wilder, Thornton
The Ides of March Signed
, 1948 Published by HARPERS & BROTHERS Edition: FIRST ED Binding: HARD BACK BLUE Size: 8 X 5.5 246 Pages Overall Condition is: GOOD Signed & inscribed in pen on pre-title page by Thornton Wilder, For Elena de Hellebranth and Bertha de Hellebranth with the regaqrd of Thornton Wilder, Atlantic City, NJ, March 15 1948. Also included is a autographed letter signed (ALS), handwritten on note paper, that was mailed to Miss Elena Hellbranth, envelope is postmarked New Haven, Conn; Apr. 20 1946. The autographed handwritten letter has the letterhead, 50 Deepwood Drive, Hamden 14. Connecticut, and the letter states, April 20-1946, Dear Miss Hellebranth, Many thanks for thinking of me in reference to Ned Sheldon's death. All his friends , too, are writing one another in dismay and grief at his death. I remember with much pleasure the congenial evening at Miss Taylor's home and the drive home with yourself and your sister. Many thanks again for your expressive letter, Sincerely Yours, Thornton Wilder. ALSO included are newspaper clippings on The Ides of March, some of which are, 1) NY Times, Feb. 18, 1948, announcing books that were published on that day, 2) NY Times full front page, section 2, March 25, 1962, written by Lewis Funke about Jerome Kilty's dramatization of Thornton Wilder's Ides of March. Bertha de Hellebranth and her sister Elena were born into a cultured upper-class family in Budapest, Bertha in 1899, Elena in 1897. Their father was a lawyer and their mother a student of Franz Liszt's last living pupil. Both sisters showed artistic potential early, beginning to paint at … [Klicken Sie unten für eine ausführliche Beschreibung]
Verkäufer: Princeton Antiques Bookshop (princetn) [Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States]
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