22 June 2010
FAULKNER, William. Absalom, Absalom! New York: Random House, 1936.
8o. Folding map printed in red and black. Original black cloth (tiny scuff on front cover); pictorial dust jacket; quarter morocco slipcase.
FIRST EDITION, TRADE ISSUE. Absalom, Absalom! was published in late October 1936, also in a limited signed issue of 300 copies. It was the first major novel brought out by Random House, which promoted Faulkner more aggressively than any of his previous publishers. Massey 2; Peterson A18.2b. AN EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY.
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