22 June 2010
FAULKNER, William. Mosquitoes. New York: Boni & Liveright, 1927.
8o. Original blue cloth, lettered in yellow on front cover and spine (contemporary owner's gift inscription on half-title); pictorial dust jacket (very light wear to extremities, spine panel slightly toned with some minor rubbing); cloth slipcase.
FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING, first state dust jacket with the "mosquitoes" design. Faulkner's satirical second novel about the residents of a New Orleans artistic colony who embark on a four-day yachting cruise. Massey 154; Petersen A4.1a. A NEAR FINE COPY.
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