WILDER, Thornton (1897-1975). The Ides of March. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1948. 8vo. Half title, title within laurel border. Original black cloth, spine lettered in silver, dust-jacket with price of $2.75 unclipped (jacket with a few tears to edges and corners with slight loss, lower wrapper lightly browned). Provenance: “B.S.G.” (monogram on label on front pastedown). FIRST EDITION of this epistolary novel set in Ancient Rome. NUMBER 229 OF 750 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.