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    Sale 1922

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    3 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 461

    FAULKNER, William (1897-1962). As I Lay Dying. New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930.

    Price Realised  

    FAULKNER, William (1897-1962). As I Lay Dying. New York: Jonathan Cape, 1930.

    8o. Original beige cloth stamped in dark brown on upper cover and spine, top edge stained brown; dust jacket (tiny tear to fold of front flap, otherwise very fine); cloth folding slipcase.

    FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, first state of p. 11 with "I" correctly dropped in alignment. The stamping on the front and spine is properly positioned. Massey 16; Petersen A7b. A SUPERB COPY, BRIGHT AND FRESH.


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