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The Poetical Works of John Greenleaf Whittier

By: Whittier, John Greenleaf

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1887

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2291316

Condition: Near Fine


Minimal wear to corners. 1887 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [11]-344, [2] pp. Tall 8vo. Brown cloth, gilt title panels, black and burgundy decorations, all edges gilt. Engraved illustrations throughout, two-column format. A collection of verse by the popular 19th century American Quaker poet. Whittier's most well-known work was Snow-Bound, but he also gained recognition with some of his anti-slavery writings. He was among the writers now known as the Fireside Poets. View more info

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Early English Stages, 1300 to 1660, Volume Two [2]: 1576 to 1660, Part I

By: Wickham, Glynne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited: 1971

Seller ID: 2266402

ISBN: 0710022867

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed, jacket spine faded. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiv, 408 pp. 8vo. The first of the two parts in the larger series of English theatrical history, covering the period from 1576 to 1660. View more info

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Early English Stages, 1300 to 1660, Volume Two [2], 1576 to 1660, Part II

By: Wickham, Glynne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited: 1972

Seller ID: 2266403

ISBN: 0710071442

Condition: Very Good


Jacket rubbed, jacket spine faded, corner of front jacket flap clipped. 1972 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xii, 266, [2] pp. 8vo. The second of the two parts in the larger series of English theatrical history, covering the period from 1576 to 1660. View more info

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Sent for You Yesterday

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Bard / Avon Books: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2269285

ISBN: 0380826445

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription on first page. A bit smoky, lightly toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 208 pp. A novel by the first author to win the International PEN / Faulkner Award twice. Tells the story of Brother Tate, a Black albino who, after the death of his son, refuses to speak for twenty years. View more info

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Philadelphia Fire

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2274049

ISBN: 0805012664

Condition: Good


First edition. Edges foxed, jacket lightly toned. 1990 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 199, [1] pp. Philadelphia Fire is the most ambitious, most highly praised, and best-selling work of fiction by 'one of America's premier writers of fiction' (The York Times). Based on the 1985 bombing police of a West Philadelphia row house owned the Afrocentric cult Move, it tells of Cudjoe, a writer who returns to his old neighborhood after a decade of self-imposed exile, obsessed with finding the lone boy who was seen running from the flames. View more info

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Sent for You Yesterday

By: Wideman, John Edgar

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2290952

ISBN: 0395877296

Condition: Good


1st printing. Pages faintly toned. 1988 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Reimagining the black neighborhood of his youth Homewood, Pittsburgh -Wideman creates a dazzling and evocative milieu. View more info

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Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2198464

Condition: Good


First edition, later state, BAL binding A (1/16 inch publisher text on spine; p. 325 - Don't turn in at the side; p. 327 - glowing in the October sun). Hinges weak, ink gift note on front endpapers. 1903 Hard Cover. 327 pp. Original light olive cloth with idyllic picture plate on front cover, dark green titles & leaf design with peach flowers on spine. Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American 1903 children's novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin. Rebecca Rowena Randall goes to live with her two stern aunts in the village of Riverboro in Maine. Her joy for life ends up inspiring them. She faces ... View more info

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Susanna and Sue

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company / The Riverside Press: 1909

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290469

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1909 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 225, [5] pp. 8vo. Grey cloth, color cameo on front board, green titles with green, yellow, and blue decorations, top edge gilt, decorated endpapers. Trade binding with initials TBH on front board. Color frontispiece and three tinted plates by Alice Barber Stephens, N.C. Wyeth also credited as an illustrator. Decorative borders on each page. Kate Douglas Wiggin (September 28, 1856 – August 24, 1923) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnyb... View more info

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The Affair at the Inn

By: Wiggin, Kate Douglas; Findlater, Mary; Findlater, Jane; McAulay, Allan [Stewart, Charlotte]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1904

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202729

Condition: Near Fine


First edition, mixed state, with title list and p. 161 matching second state, but with ads following text as noted in third state (BAL 22633). Binding A. Boards faintly soiled, pencil gift note on front endpaper ('June - 1906. Homer to Mother'). 1904 Hard Cover. 220 pp. 8vo. One of two fictional collaborations between the author best known for her children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, and three other writers. Each author writes from the perspective of a different narrator. Includes frontispiece and 5 plates from drawings by Martin Justice. Wiggin was also a staunch advocate for the righ... View more info

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Ruskin and the Rhetoric of Infallibility (Yale Studies in English, 194)

By: Wihl, Gary

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1985

Seller ID: 1519304

Condition: Very Good


Minor ink marks. 1985 Trade Paperback. 234 pp. CONTENTS: List of Illustrations; Preface; 1. Epistemological Beginnings: Modern Painters I; 2. The Typology of Metaphor: Modern Painters II; 3. Allegorical Landscapes: Modern Painters III-V; 4. Idolatry in Ruskin and Proust; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Notes; Index. View more info

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The Catbird's Song: Prose Pieces, 1963-1995

By: Wilbur, Richard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace & Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277110

ISBN: 0151002541

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge lightly foxed, pages very faintly toned. 1997 Hard Cover. xii, 242 pp. The Catbird's Song is a selection of prose pieces, on a variety of topics, by one of the most distinguished poets and translators of our times, Richard Wilbur. These lectures, letters, reviews, addresses, prefaces, and interviews-what Wilbur calls the prose by-products of a poet's life-not only reveal the ideas and concerns that inform his remarkable oeuvre but also offer fresh takes on the works and lives of poets we thought we knew, poets we ought to know, and much more. Here, then, are his appreci... View more info

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De Profundis: The Ballad of Reading Gaol and Other Writings

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Wordsworth: 1999

Seller ID: 2203151

ISBN: 1840224010

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 1999 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. De Profundis is Wilde's eloquent and bitter reproach from prison to his lover, Lord Alfred Douglas. He contrasts his behaviour with that of his close friend Robert Ross who became Wilde's literary executor. The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a deeply moving and characteristically generous poem on the horrors of prison life, which was published anonymously in 1898. This collection also includes the essay The Soul of Man under Socialism and two of his Platonic dialogues, The Decay of Lying and The Critic as Artis... View more info

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Complete Short Fiction (Penguin Classics)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2003

Seller ID: 2269135

ISBN: 0141439696

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear. 2003 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. Fairy tales, ghost stories, detective fiction and comedies of manners—the stories collected in this volume made Oscar Wilde's name as a writer of fiction, showing breathtaking dexterity in a wide range of literary styles. Victorian moral justice is comically inverted in Lord Arthur Savile's Crime and The Canterville Ghost, and society's materialism comes under sharp, humorous criticism in The Model Millionaire, while The Happy Prince and The Nightingale and the Rose are hauntingly melancholic in their magica... View more info

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The Picture of Dorian Gray

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Horace Liveright: 1930

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by illustrator

Seller ID: 2283479

Condition: Very Good


Lacks slipcase. Limited edition, #1305 of 1540 copies, only 1500 of which were offered for sale upon publication. Signed by illustrator on frontispiece page. Corners rubbed with minimal loss from spine head and foot, ink name on front endpaper. 1930 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 281, [1] pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and 7 color plates by Henriette Stern Majeska, each with captioned tissue guard. The only published novel by Oscar Wilde, originally printed in Lippincott's Monthly Magazine's July 1890 issue. The illustrator, Henriette Stern Majeska, was a prolific... View more info

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The Importance of Being Earnest and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2285216

ISBN: 0192834444

Condition: Very Good


Reprint. Spine lightly creased. 1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xxxii, 368 pp. Oscar Wilde was already one of the best-known literary figures in Britain when he was persuaded to turn his extraordinary talents to the theatre. Between 1891 and 1895 he produced a sequence of distinctive plays which spearheaded the dramatic renaissance of the 1890s and retain their power today. This collection offers newly edited texts of Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance, Salome, An Ideal Husband, and, arguably the greatest farcical comedy in English, The Imp... View more info

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The Writings of Oscar Wilde: Poems, Short Stories, Plays, Novels, Fairy Tales, Letters, Dialogues and Philosophy (Five Volumes in One)

By: Wilde, Oscar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wm. H. Wise & Company: 1931

Seller ID: 2266620

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine-head lightly bumped, pages very faintly toned. 1931 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 283 pp. The Writings of Oscar Wilde: Poems, Short Stories, Plays, Novels, Fairy Tales, Letters, Dialogues and Philosophy (Five Volumes in One). View more info

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Salome: A Tragedy in One Act

By: Wilde, Oscar; Douglas, Lord Alfred; Jackson, Holbrook

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1945

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261270

Condition: Near Fine


Includes publisher's slipcase, Sandglass Special Publication: S24 insert laid in. Slipcase is very good - edges rubbed with minor chip from top edge of opening. 1945 Hard Cover. 51 pp. 8vo. Translated from the French by Lord Alfred Douglas, with a new introduction by Holbrook Jackson. Decorated and hand-illuminated by Valenti Angelo. Originally published in 1891 in French, and first translated into English in 1894. Oscar Wilde tells the tragic Biblical story of Salome in one act. An abridged version of the text was used for Richard Strauss's early 20th century opera. Despite initial ridicule b... View more info

Image for The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, in Twelve Volumes: Poems; Vera and Other Early Plays; The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Intentions; Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, The Portrait of Mr. W.H. and Other Stories; Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance; The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband; Salome and Other Plays; The Soul of Man under Socialism and Other Essays; De Profundis, Lectures and Essays; Criticisms and Reviews (Patrons' Edition De Luxe)

The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde, in Twelve Volumes: Poems; Vera and Other Early Plays; The Happy Prince and Other Fairy Tales; The Picture of Dorian Gray; Intentions; Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, The Portrait of Mr. W.H. and Other Stories; Lady Windermere's Fan, A Woman of No Importance; The Importance of Being Earnest, An Ideal Husband; Salome and Other Plays; The Soul of Man under Socialism and Other Essays; De Profundis, Lectures and Essays; Criticisms and Reviews (Patrons' Edition De Luxe)

By: Wilde, Oscar; Le Gallienne, Richard; Forbes-Robertson, Johnston; Yeats, W.B. [William Butler]; Kernahan, Coulson, Pater, Walter; Saltus, Edgar; Glaenzer, Richard Butler; Smyth, Clifford; Walkley, A.B.; Drinkwater, John; Symons, Arthur; Powys, John Cowper

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company: 1923

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2272124

Condition: Good


This set belonged to Esther Pauline Wilson, as indicated by the Patrons' Edition sheet bound in at the beginning of the first volume. Light stains to several jackets and boards of a couple volumes, transfer to jacket spines of two volumes, chips from jacket spines of three volumes, lightly toned. 1923 Hard Cover. Complete in twelve hardcover volumes. 8vo. A collection of works by the famous Irish author, with supplemental material contributed by such authors as William Butler Yeats, Padraic Colum, John Drinkwater, and Walter Pater. Wilde was a humorist, and center of a fair amount of controver... View more info

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Walking the Twilight II: Women Writers of the Southwest

By: Wilder, Kathryn; et al

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Northland Publishing: 1996

Seller ID: 1297853

Condition: Near Fine


Minor wear. 1996 Large Softcover. 256 pp. This follow-up to Walking the Twilight includes the writings of Paula Gunn Allen, Denise Chavez, Pam Houston, Demetria Martinez, Mary Sojourner, Yoshiko Uchida, Terry Tempest Williams, and eighteen others. View more info

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These Happy Golden Years (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1971

Seller ID: 2279335

ISBN: 0060264810

Condition: Good


No jacket, spine and page ridges faintly foxed, ink stamp on front paste-down endpaper, pocket on rear endpaper. 1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Fifteen-year-old Laura lives apart from her family for the first time, teaching school in a claim shanty twelve miles from home. She is very homesick, but keeps at it so that she can help pay for her sister Mary's tuition at the college for the blind. During school vacations Laura has fun with her singing lessons, going on sleigh rides, and best of all, helping Almanzo Wilder driv... View more info

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By the Shores of Silver Lake (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279336

ISBN: 0060264160

Condition: Near Fine


No jacket, pencil note on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 290 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they move from their little house on the banks of Plum Creek to the wilderness of the unsettled Dakota Territory. Here Pa works on the new railroad until he finds a homestead claim that is perfect for their new little house. Laura takes her first train ride as she, her sisters, and their mother come out to live with Pa on the shores of Silver Lake. After a lonely winter in the surveyors' hous... View more info

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Little House in the Big Woods (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279337

ISBN: 0060264306

Condition: Good


Jacket spine chipped one-third of the length, rear side of jacket previously mended with tape, faint stains to jacket. Faint stain along bottom edge of front board, ink name on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 237 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. Little House in the Big Woods ... View more info

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Little House on the Prairie (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279338

ISBN: 0060264500

Condition: Very Good


Two small surface tears on front jacket panel, sticker on rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket edges rubbed with small tears. Spine slightly cocked. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie is the seventh book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. In Little Town on the Prairie, the young town of De S... View more info

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On the Banks of Plum Creek (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1953

Seller ID: 2279339

ISBN: 0060264705

Condition: Very Good


Half-inch chip along top edge of rear jacket panel, front jacket flap price-clipped, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink gift note on front endpaper. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 338 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, On the Banks of Plum Creek is the Newbery Honor-winning fourth book in the Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. The adventures of Laura Ingalls and her family continue as they leave ... View more info

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The Long Winter (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1968

Seller ID: 2279340

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of front jacket panel creased with quarter-inch tear, front jacket flap price-clipped with price intact. 1968 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 334 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The sixth book in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s treasured Little House series, and the recipient of a Newbery Honor. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. The fledgling town of De Smet in the Dakota Territory is hit hard by the brutal winter of 1880-1881. Laura, Pa, Ma, Mary, Carrie, and little Grace face the winter as best they can, but soon, ... View more info

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Farmer Boy (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279341

ISBN: 006026425X

Condition: Near Fine


Half-inch tear along jacket spine-base, jacket edges rubbed, front jacket flap price-clipped with price intact. Ink name on front endpaper, related papers laid in. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 371 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. The second book in the treasured Little House series, Farmer Boy is Laura Ingalls Wilder’s beloved story of how her husband, Almanzo, grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. The nine Little House books have been cherished ... View more info

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Little Town on the Prairie (Little House)

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1953

Seller ID: 2279342

ISBN: 0060264500

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, boards rubbed, a few faint stains on page ridges. 1953 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 304 pp. Illustrations by Garth Williams. Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie is the seventh book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams. In Little Town on the Prairie, the young town of De Smet has survived the long, harsh winter of 1880-1881. With the arrival of spring comes invitations to socials,... View more info

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Little House: The First Five Novels

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2012

Seller ID: 2285676

ISBN: 1435139615

Condition: Fine


Still encased in publisher's shrink wrap. A fine copy. 2012 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 624 pp. Generations of children and their parents have been delighted by the Little House novels of Laura Ingalls Wilder, and their semi-autobiographical account of her family's homesteading life in Kansas, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. Over the course of the novels Laura grows from childhood to maturity, and her family's experiences capture the adventure and excitement of life in the American wilderness of the nineteenth century. Heartwarming tales of family love and unity, t... View more info

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The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder

By: Wilder, Laura Ingalls; Anderson, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285511

ISBN: 0062419684

Condition: Fine


First edition. A fine copy. 2016 Hard Cover. xxvii, 395 pp. Available for the first time and collected in one volume, the letters of one of America’s most beloved authors, Laura Ingalls Wilder—a treasure trove that offers new and unexpected understanding of her life and work. The Selected Letters of Laura Ingalls Wilder is a vibrant, deeply personal portrait of this revered American author, illuminating her thoughts, travels, philosophies, writing career, and dealings with family, friends, and fans as never before. This is a fresh look at the adult life of the author in her own words. Gath... View more info

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The Bridge of San Luis Rey

By: Wilder, Thornton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Albert & Charles Boni: 1928

Seller ID: 2270158

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine lightly toned, faint spot on front board, ink name on front and rear paste-down endpapers. 1928 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 235 pp. The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope bridge in Peru, and the events that lead up to their being on the bridge. A friar who has witnessed the accident then goes about inquiring into the lives of the victims, seeking some sort of cosmic answer to... View more info