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Lot 5149
FAULKNER, WILLIAM.
Sold for US$ 1,997 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
FAULKNER, WILLIAM.
19 volumes, as follows:
1. These 13. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, [1931]. Original light blue cloth backed with gray cloth, spine lettered in red, top edge black, dust jacket. Hinges cracked, spine age toned and rubbed, small chips to head and foot of jacket, spine sunned, very good overall. First edition, with the story "Hair" listed on the incorrect page in Table of Contents. Petersen A9a-c. Provenance: George Cukor's copy, with his bookplate on front pastedown.
2. Pylon. New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. Blue cloth, black band stamped in gold, dust jacket. Endpapers age toned, some loss of gold stamping to boards and spine, jacket edges rubbed with short closed tear to top of front panel. First edition, first printing, with second issue dust jacket. Petersen A16b.
3. Mirrors of Chartes Street. Minneapolis: Faulkner Studies, 1953. Tan cloth, dust jacket. Light shelfwear. First edition, limited edition, one of 1000 copies. Petersen A29a.
4. The Town. New York: Random House, 1957. Red cloth, threaded gray endpapers, dust jacket. Light shelfwear. First edition, with error on p. 327; jacket lacks "5/57" on front panel. Petersen A34a.
5. A Fable. New York: Random House, 1954. Maroon cloth, dust jacket. Spine lightly sunned. First edition, first printing. Petersen A31a.
6. A Fable. London: Chatto & Windus, 1955. Red cloth, dust jacket. Light shelfwear. First British edition. Peterson A31g.
7. Another copy. Head of spine chipped. Petersen A31g.
8. Knight's Gambit. New York: Random House, 1949. Red cloth, dust jacket. Jacket edges frayed, else fine. First edition. Petersen A25b.
9. Requiem for a Nun. New York: Random House, 1951. Pale green cloth, black cloth spine, dust jacket. Light shelfwear. First edition. Petersen A 28b.
10. The Reivers. New York: Random House, 1962. Red cloth, dust jacket. Fine. First edition, Review Copy, with slip loosely laid in. Petersen A 37d.
11. Another copy. Light shelfwear. Petersen A37d.
12. The Unvanquished. New York: Random House, 1938. Grey cloth, dust jacket. Tape residue to endpapers, jacket chipped along edges, spine sunned. First edition. Petersen A18a.
13. The Mansion. New York: Random House, 1959. Blue cloth, dust jacket. Lower front panel creased, else fine. First edition. Petersen A36b.
14. Intruder in the Dust. New York: Random House, 1948. Black cloth, dust jacket. Price clipped, else fine. First edition. Petersen A24b.
15. Requiem for a Nun. A Play. New York: Random House, 1959. Fine. First edition, thus. Petersen A35a.
16. The Marionettes. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 1977. Red cloth dust jacket. First facsimile edition.
17. Big Woods. New York: Random House, 1955. Green cloth, dust jacket. Light shelfwear. First edition, thus. Petersen A33a.
18. Faulkner at West Point. New York: Random House, 1964. Black cloth, dust jacket. First edition. Petersen G37a.
19. Meta Carpenter Wilde and Orin Borsten. A Loving Gentleman. The Love Story of William Faulkner and Meta Carpenter. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1976. Dust jacket. First edition, signed by authors.
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