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What’s the Value of a Thornton Wilder Signature, Autograph or Inscription?

We collected a sample of 20 auction results for books containing Thornton Wilder's signature from 1 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $36 and the highest overall price realized was $480. The average price was $170 and the median price was $156. There were 11 auctions (55%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 2 auctions (10%) exceeding the high estimates, and 7 auctions (35%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auction results are highly dependent upon condition, rarity, edition, provenance, year of publication, publisher, and many other factors. Your book’s value will vary.

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Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Description Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
PBA11/02/2017Wilder, ThorntonThe Angel that Troubled the Water and Other PlaysLondonLongmans Green and Co....of 260 copies. Signed by Wilder at the limitation, as issued....1928$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/05/2017Wilder, ThorntonThe Bridge of San Luis ReyNew YorkAlbert and Charles Boni...First American Edition. Signed by Wilder on the front flyleaf, dated...1927$300-$500$480 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/23/2017Wilder, ThorntonThe Angel that Troubled the Waters and Other PlaysNew YorkCoward-McCann...of 775 copies. Signed by the author on the limitation page,...1928$10-$100$36 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/23/2017Wilder, ThorntonThe Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One ActNew HavenYale University Press...copies. First Edition. Signed by Wilder at the limitation, as issued....1931$10-$100$108 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/26/2017Wilder, ThorntonThe Ides of MarchNew YorkHarper and Brothers...copies. First Edition. Signed by Wilder on the limitation page, as...1948$200-$300$168 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/26/2017Wilder, ThorntonThe Eighth DayNew YorkHarper and Row...copies. First Edition. Signed by the author, as issued....1967$10-$100$60 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/26/2017Wilder, ThorntonTheophilus NorthNew YorkHarper and Row...copies. First Edition. Signed by the author, as issued....1973$10-$100$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA04/21/2016Wilder, ThorntonThe Angel that Troubled the Waters and Other PlaysNew YorkCoward-McCann...copies. First Edition. Signed by Wilder at the limitation statement, as...1928$300-$500$204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA08/20/2015Wilder, ThorntonThe Angel that Troubled the Waters and Other PlaysNew YorkCoward-McCann...of 775 copies. Signed by the author on the limitation page...1928$200-$300$132 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA08/20/2015Wilder, ThorntonThe Long Christmas Dinner and Other Plays in One ActNew HavenYale University Press...copies. First Edition. Signed by Wilder at the limitation, as issued....1931$300-$500$180 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/23/2014Wilder, ThorntonOur TownAvon, CTLimited Editions Club...Meriden Gravure Co. Signed by the author and the illustrator at...1974$150-$250$156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA05/22/2014Wilder, ThorntonThe Bridge of San Luis ReyNew YorkAlbert and Charles Boni...of 1100 copies. Signed by the author and artist in the...1929$200-$300$204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA10/11/2012Wilder, ThorntonThe Bridge of San Luis ReyNew YorkAlbert and Charles Boni...First Illustrated Edition. Signed by Thornton Wilder and Rockwell Kent, as...1929$200-$300$144 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA03/04/2010Wilder, ThorntonThe Bridge of San Luis ReyNew YorkAlbert and Charles Boni...First Illustrated Edition. Signed by Thornton Wilder and Rockwell Kent, as...1929$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/10/2008Wilder, ThorntonThe Bridge of San Luis ReyNew YorkAlbert and Charles Boni...of 1,100 copies signed by Wilder & Kent. First Illustrated Edition....1929$300-$500$204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/22/2006Wilder, ThorntonThe Bridge of San Luis ReyNew YorkAlbert and Charles Boni...of 1100 copies. Signed by the author and artist in the...1929$300-$500$450 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA06/22/2006Wilder, ThorntonThe Angel that Troubled the Waters and Other PlaysNew YorkCoward-McCann...copies. First Edition. Signed by the author on the limitation page....1928$200-$300$120 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA01/29/2004Wilder, ThorntonHeaven's My DestinationNew YorkHarper and Bros....jacket. First Edition. Signed and inscribed by the Pulitzer Prize winning...1935$150-$250$102 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA04/08/2003Wilder, ThorntonOur TownAvon, CTLimited Editions Club...Meriden Gravure Co. Signed by Wilder & Lee in colophon. Publisher's...1974$200-$300$132 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA02/28/2002Wilder, ThorntonThe Ides of MarchNew YorkHarper and Brothers...copies. First Edition. Signed by Wilder on the limitation page....1948$150-$250$168 PBA Copies for Sale