First Edition in Fine Dust Jacket
FAULKNER, William. Absalom, Absalom! New York: Random House , 1936.
First edition. Octavo (8 x 5 1/4 inches; 202 x 135 mm). 384 pp. With fold-out map printed in red and black, inserted at end. Title-page in red and black.

Publisher's full black cloth. Boards and spine with horizontal red rules. Front board with Faulkner's signature stamped in gilt. Spine lettered in gilt. Top edge red. Fine. In illustrated dust jacket. Jacket with price of $2.50. Spine of jacket just the slightest bit sunned, and a few almost imperceptible chips to the top. Otherwise fine. Overall a near fine copy.

This first edition, unlike most other Random House firsts, does not state “First Printing” on the copyright page.

Petersen pp. 154-157.

HBS # 68067 $3,750