William Faulkner – Light In August – First US Edition 1932

William Faulkner – Light In August – First US Edition 1932

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William Faulkner – Light In August – First US Edition 1932

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A first edition, first printing, published by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, New York in 1932. Original coarse tan cloth stamped in orange on the front cover, spine lettered in blue, top edge stained orange, pictorial jacket.

A very fine book without inscriptions – beautiful example. In a very good unclipped wrapper showing $2.50 as required. A little light chipping to the spine tips and the bottom of the front panel. One small chip to the top of the rear panel. Some light loss to folds and corners. Small internal repair.

First state of the first edition with “Jefferson” for “Mottstown” on p. 340, line 1. First state binding with the coarse tan cloth. Petersen A13a; Howard A13.1a; Massey 103.

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A first edition, first printing, published by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, New York in 1932. Original coarse tan cloth stamped in orange on the front cover, spine lettered in blue, top edge stained orange, pictorial jacket.

A very fine book without inscriptions – beautiful example. In a very good unclipped wrapper showing $2.50 as required. A little light chipping to the spine tips and the bottom of the front panel. One small chip to the top of the rear panel. Some light loss to folds and corners. Small internal repair.

First state of the first edition with “Jefferson” for “Mottstown” on p. 340, line 1. First state binding with the coarse tan cloth. Petersen A13a; Howard A13.1a; Massey 103.

Rare.

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