WILDER, Thornton (1897-1975). The Bridge of San Luis Rey. London: Longmans, 1927. 8°. Title printed in blue and black. Original blue cloth. Pencilled ownership monogram of Ottoline Morrell, dated 'London 1927 Nov 25'. FIRST EDITION OF THIS PULITZER PRIZE WINNING NOVEL. PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed 'To Lady Ottoline with the best regards of Thornton Wilder London January 1929'.
WILDER, Thornton. The Woman of Andros. London: Longmans, 1930. 8°. Title printed in blue and black. Original blue cloth faded, dustjacket. Ownership monogram of Ottoline Morrell and her occasional marks in text.
WILDER, T. Two autograph letters signed to Ottoline Morrell, Savoy Hotel, January 12 1929, 1 page, 8vo, (thanking her for 'beautiful words about my book'), and 'The Elizabethan Club of Yale University', 2 February 1929', one page, 8vo, (thanking her for a copy of A Sentimental Journey, 'which I re-read with the greatest delight'); with envelopes.
FAULKNER, William (1897-1962). Sartoris. London: Cape, 1932. Black cloth (marked). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, with Ottoline Morrell's monogram.
Ottoline Morrell was introduced to Wilder by Arnold Bennett: 'He told her to stop praising his own books and start reading William Faulkner.' (Seymour, p.404) (5)