FAULKNER, WILLIAM. 1897-1962. Mosquitoes. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927.

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Lot 174
FAULKNER, WILLIAM. 1897-1962.
Mosquitoes. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927.

US$ 2,000 - 3,000
£ 1,600 - 2,500
FAULKNER, WILLIAM. 1897-1962.
Mosquitoes. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927.
8vo. Publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, publisher's device in blind to spine, patterned endpapers, original light green dust-jacket printed in red, small nick to cloth at front joint, spine lightly toned, wear to jacket at corners, three small closed tears reinforced with tape to verso.

FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE JACKET. Probably Faulkner's liveliest novel, and "full of the fine kind of swift and lusty writing that comes from a healthy, fresh pen" (Lillian Hellman, New York Herald Tribune, June 19, 1927). An fine, bright copy of Faulkner's second novel in an attractive example to the correct mosquito design dust-jacket. Peterson A4.1a.
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