Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 228

Price Realized: $ 4,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
FAULKNER, WILLIAM. A Fable. 8vo, publisher's red cloth, scattered dampstaining to cloth, bottom of front pastedowns and top- and fore-edge corner not evident on leaves; dust jacket, worn with tears and staining, large chip to rear panel, dampstain transfer to bottom of jacket verso. (New York): Random House, (1954)

Additional Details

first trade edition, family presentation copy, inscribed to faulkner's first cousin: "For Sallie Burns with love / William." Besides being Faulkner's first cousin, Sallie Falkner Burns was a great friend to Maud, William's mother. This was given to her by Faulkner and has remained in the family until now. Additionaly signed by Faulkner from Oxford on the title and dated in the year of publication. Petersen A31a.