• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 44

    FAULKNER, William. Mosquitoes. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927.

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    FAULKNER, William. Mosquitoes. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927.

    8o. Original blue cloth, lettered in yellow on front cover and spine; pictorial dust jacket (some light wear and a few nicks, closed tear along head of spine panel, some minor soiling); cloth slipcase.

    FIRST EDITION, dust jacket with the "mosquitoes" design. Faulkner's satirical second novel about a New Orleans artistic colony who embark on a four-day yachting cruise. Massey 154; Petersen A4b.


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