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The Town

By Faulkner, William




William Faulkner was born in New Albany, Mississippi, on September 25, 1897. His family was rooted in local history: his great-grandfather, a Confederate colonel and state politician, was assassinated by a former partner in 1889, and his grandfather was a wealth lawyer who owned a railroad. When Faulkner was five his parents moved to Oxford, Mississippi, where he received a desultory education in local schools, dropping out of high school in 1915. Rejected for pilot training in the U.S. Army, he passed himself off as British and joined the Canadian Royal Air Force in 1918, but the war ended before he saw any service. After the war, he took some classes at the University of Mississippi and worked for a time at the university post office. Mostly, however, he educated himself by reading promiscuously.

Faulkner had begun writing poems when he was a schoolboy, and in 1924 he published a poetry collection, The Marble Faun, at his own expense. His literary aspirations were fueled by his close friendship with Sherwood Anderson, whom he met during a stay in New Orleans. Faulkner's first novel, Soldier’s Pay, was published in 1926, followed a year later by Mosquitoes, a literary satire. His next book, Flags in the Dust, was heavily cut and rearranged at the publisher’s insistence and appeared finally as Sartoris in 1929. In the meantime he had completed The Sound and the Fury, and when it appeared at the end of 1929 he had finished Sanctuary and was ready to begin writing As I Lay Dying. That same year he married Estelle Oldham, whom he had courted a decade earlier.

Although Faulkner gained literary acclaim from these and subsequent novels—Light in August (1932), Pylon (1935), Absalom, Absalom! (1936), The Unvanquished (1938), The Wild Palms (1939), The Hamlet (1940), and Go Down, Moses (1942)—and continued to publish stories regularly in magazines, he was unable to support himself solely by writing fiction. he worked as a screenwriter for MGM, Twentieth Century-Fox, and Warner Brothers, forming a close relationship with director Howard Hawks, with whom he worked on To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, and Land of the Pharaohs, among other films. In 1944 all but one of Faulkner's novels were out of print, and his personal life was at low ebb due in part to his chronic heavy drinking. During the war he had been discovered by Sartre and Camus and others in the French literary world. In the postwar period his reputation rebounded, as Malcolm Cowley's anthology The Portable Faulkner brought him fresh attention in America, and the immense esteem in which he was held in Europe consolidated his worldwide stature.

Faulkner wrote seventeen books set in the mythical Yoknapatawpha County, home of the Compson family in The Sound and the Fury. “No land in all fiction lives more vividly in its physical presence than this county of Faulkner’s imagination,” Robert Penn Warren wrote in an essay on Cowley’s anthology. “The descendants of the old families, the descendants of bushwhackers and carpetbaggers, the swamp rats, the Negro cooks and farm hands, the bootleggers and gangsters, tenant farmers, college boys, county-seat lawyers, country storekeepers, peddlers—all are here in their fullness of life and their complicated interrelations.” In 1950, Faulkner traveled to Sweden to accept the 1949 Nobel Prize for Literature. In later books—Intruder in the Dust (1948), Requiem for a Nun (1951), A Fable (1954), The Town (1957), The Mansion (1959), and The Reivers (1962)—he continued to explore what he had called “the problems of the human heart in conflict with itself,” but did so in the context of Yoknapatawpha’s increasing connection with the modern world. He died of a heart attack on July 6, 1962.


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The Town.

FAULKNER, William.

New York:: Random House,, [1957].. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. A near fine copy with some very faint browning to the front endsheet, in a very good jacket with one internal tape repair. . 8vo,. Inscribed by William Faulkner to Sally and Duncan Emerich, "sincerely and gratefully and au bon retour." Also signed and dated by Faulkner on the title page, as was his custom. Duncan Emerich was U.S. Cultural Affairs Officer in Greece in 1957, during a visit by Faulkner to that country. With the book comes a seven-page dittoed report of that visit by Emerich and 14 8 x 10" glossy photographs of Faulkner with various citizens and students.

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The Town.

FAULKNER, William.

New York: Random House,, 1957. Octavo. Original orange cloth, titles to front board and spine in black, top edge green. With the dust jacket. Housed in a burgundy quarter morocco solander box by the Chelsea Bindery. Endpapers partially browned, top stain a little faded. Very good in the somewhat rubbed and tanned dust jacket. First edition, first printing, presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the title page, "To Ruth Ford from Bill Faulkner (See what you can do with this) Oxford 9 October 1959". Ford was an actress and model who had been a long-time family friend of Faulkner. She said of him, "one of the nicest people in Hollywood is William Faulkner, who I had known in Mississippi when I was getting my Masters Degree in Philosophy at the University there." After her acting career was over, she was well known for the literary and artistic salon she created at her Dakota Building apartment in New York, frequented by Faulkner, Cecil Beaton, Truman Capote, Stephen Sondheim, Andy Warhol, and others. Her brother was the bohemian surrealist Charles Henri Ford.

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Town

FAULKNER William

1957. First Edition . Signed. FAULKNER, William. The Town. New York: Random House, (1957). Octavo, original tan cloth, original acetate dust jacket. Housed in a custom slipcase. $3000.Signed limited first edition, number 227 of 450 copies signed by Faulkner.The second novel in Faulkner’s celebrated Snopes trilogy—which began with The Hamlet (1940) and ended with The Mansion (1959)—emerges as a study in contrast: while there are “lots of narrative eddies, many of them swirling with good humor,” passages such as Eula’s suicide are “wrenching, and one understands why the author told Jean Stein that he had been reduced to tears while writing it. He was saying good-bye to his fantasies” (Parini, 394-96). While the book received many negative reviews, “reviewers in the main missed… the grandeur of the scheme, the size of the enterprise, the attempt… to write the epic not only of Yoknapatawpha but of the South… [Faulkner] had not completely forsaken the adventurousness of his earlier work” (Karl, 959). Front flyleaf (blank) excised. Brodsky 382. Petersen A47.1a. Bookseller label of renowned mid-20th-century New York rare bookseller Philip C. Duschnes on rear pastedown.Fine condition.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

Random House, 1957 SIGNED/LIMITED EDITION of 450 copies. A beautiful copy SIGNED by William Faulkner with slight wear to the edges. The binding is tight, with no cocking or leans. The pages are exceptionally clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition. We buy SIGNED Faulkner First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine.

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THE TOWN.

Faulkner, William.

NY: RANDOM HOUSE.. with no dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. SIGNED Limited edition. #31 of 450 numbered copies. Fine in tan buckram with unprinted mylar protective wrapper as issued. Second novel in the Snopes trilogy. (B) .

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Town

FAULKNER, William

FAULKNER, William. The Town. Orig. cloth. New York: Random House, [1957]. First edition. 1 of 450 specially bound copies signed by Faulkner. The second novel of the Snopes trilogy. Issued without slipcase or dust jacket. Fine.

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THE TOWN

FAULKNER, WILLIAM

New York: Random House, 1957. FIRST EDITION. No. 438 OF 450 SIGNED COPIES. This is a desirable signed copy of the second volume in Faukner's "Snopes" trilogy, a work written near the end of his storied career. As ANB observes, "Faulkner drew on the history of his region, its brief rise and its rapid fall; on its rich oral traditions, "the rag-tag and bob-ends of old tales and talkings" (as he called them in 'Absalom, Absalom!') that he had begun gathering from the air in his seemingly misspent boyhood and youth; on its customs, mores, folkways, and dialects; and even on its vegetation, geography, and wildlife. Faulkner's fiction conveys a sense of the past and its force.". 205 x 130 mm. (8 x 5 1/8"). 5 p.l., 371 pp. FIRST EDITION. No. 438 OF 450 SIGNED COPIES. FINE CONTEMPORARY BROWN CRUSHED MOROCCO, raised bands, spine gilt in compartments with filigree cornerpieces, gilt titling, turn-ins with decorative gilt roll, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Petersen A34c. Just a breath of wear to the binding, but a near-mint copy, pristine internally. This is a desirable signed copy of the second volume in Faukner's "Snopes" trilogy, a work written near the end of his storied career. As ANB observes, "Faulkner drew on the history of his region, its brief rise and its rapid fall; on its rich oral traditions, "the rag-tag and bob-ends of old tales and talkings" (as he called them in 'Absalom, Absalom!') that he had begun gathering from the air in his seemingly misspent boyhood and youth; on its customs, mores, folkways, and dialects; and even on its vegetation, geography, and wildlife. Faulkner's fiction conveys a sense of the past and its force."

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THE TOWN

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. First edition, 1/450 copies signed by the author. 8vo. 371 pp. The second volume in Faulkner's Snopes trilogy. Very good. Original tan cloth, publisher's acetate dust jacket (two small closed tears at top of spine). (#4320).

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The Town.

Faulkner, William.

Random House, 1957. First edition, limited issue, one of 450 numbers copies, signed by the author. Two light spots to upper edge, original publisher's mylar torn and part of rear panel lacking, overall near fine with new custom mylar protecting original publisher's mylar.

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The Town

FAULKNER, WILLIAM

New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. One of 450 numbered and signed copies. About a fine copy in the original acetate dust jacket, which is chipped and torn.

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The town

FAULKNER, WILLIAM

New York: Random House, 1957. First edition limited to 450 copies signed by the author (this is copy no. 360); 8vo, pp. [8], 371; fine, tight copy in original beige cloth, and a fine acetate dust jacket.

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The Town.

FAULKNER, William.

New York: Random House,, 1957. Octavo. Original brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, gilt facsimile signature to front cover, top edge red, buff endpapers. First edition, first printing, signed limited issue, number 100 of 450 copies signed by the author and specially bound.

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The Town.

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. Signed limited first edition, number 153 of 450 copies. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by William Faulkner. Fine in the original acetate. Housed in a custom slipcase. The second novel in Faulkner s celebrated Snopes trilogy which began with The Hamlet (1940) and ended with The Mansion (1959) emerges as a study in contrast: while there are "lots of narrative eddies, many of them swirling with good humor," passages such as Eula s suicide are "wrenching, and one understands why the author told Jean Stein that he had been reduced to tears while writing it. He was saying good-bye to his fantasies" (Parini, 394-96). While the book received many negative reviews, "reviewers in the main missed the grandeur of the scheme, the size of the enterprise, the attempt to write the epic not only of Yoknapatawpha but of the South [Faulkner] had not completely forsaken the adventurousness of his earlier work" (Karl, 959). Brodsky 382. Petersen A47.1a.

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The Town

FAULKNER, William

New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Limited Issue, one of 450 numbered copies signed by the author. Octavo (21cm); tan cloth, with titles and rule stamped in gilt on spine; red topstain; 371pp. A fine, unworn copy, lacking the original acetate jacket (though a mylar jacket has been supplied for protection).

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The Town

Faulkner, William

Random House, 1957 One of 450 copies of the signed limited edition, signed by Faulkner on the colophon page. Fine condition. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.. Signed by Author(s). Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket.

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THE TOWN [SIGNED]

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. Limited Edition, #234/450. 8vo., 371 pages; VG; bound in tan cloth, gilt lettering on spine and front cover; wrapped in mylar covering; beveled edges; tan marbled endpapers; top edge of text block stained red; "This first edition of The Town, inscribed by the author, is limited to four hundred and fifty copies", this is number 234; volume two of the Snopes trilogy; in excellent condition; small bookseller sticker on rear pastedown; shelved case 2. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.

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The Town

William Faulkner

Random House, 1957. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Fine Copy Limited Edition #247 1/450 Excellent Copy In Original Glassine Jacket.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

First Edition, First Printing of this limited edition. This is number 179 of 450 copies signed by William Faulkner on the limitation page. A wonderful copy. The book is in great shape with light wear to the page edges.The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A lovely copy SIGNED by the author.

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The Town

FAULKNER, WILLIAM

New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. A fine, remarkably fresh copy in dust jacket. Very scarce thus.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

Random House, 1940. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. DJ in archival cover light ware. Stated first printing, this copy is First State, with line 8 repeated on line 10 on page 327. 3.95 price on flap. 371 pages with the 5/57 at bottom of front flap. Owners name.

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The Town

FAULKNER, William

New York: Random House, 1957. hardcover. fine. 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 tan morocco, burgundy leather labels, marbled boards. New York: Random House, (1957). First Edition. Fine.

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TOWN

Faulkner William

New York: Random House, 1957. First edition. 8vo, publisher’s original red cloth in the pictorial dustjacket. (8), 371 pp. A fine, bright and very handsome copy, very minimal mellowing to the spine panel. FIRST EDITION. Faulkner's second novel about the Snopes and the havoc they wreak on the town of Jefferson. This novel is a Faulkner classic, manifesting many of the themes of the American South which first made their appearance in Faulkner's early career, and which are partly derived from the author's experience of the Great Depression.

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The Town.

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. First edition, first state copy with the 5/57 at the bottom of the front flap of the dust jacket, and the repetition of line 8 on line 10 on page 327. Octavo, original cloth. With the publisher's advance review copy slip dated May 1, 1957 laid in and a copy of the jacket photograph of Faulkner by Phyllis Cerf laid in. Jacket design by Push Pin Studios. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with only light rubbing to the crown of the spine. The Town follows the fictional Snopes family of Mississippi. It is the second of the "Snopes" trilogy, following The Hamlet (1940) and completed by The Mansion (1959).

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THE TOWN

William Faulkner

New York: Random House. 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Fine dust jacket. Some toning and darkening to end paged. Jacket price still intact, $3.95 at the top and 5/57 at the bottom. Stated First Printing. 371pp The ORIGINAL dustjacket is beautiful with NO chips or tears. First State dust jacket (with the 5/57 at bottom of front flap. This copy too is First State, with line 8 repeated on line 10 on page 327. A very nice copy of the 2nd book in the Snopes Trilogy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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The Town

FAULKNER, William

New York: Random House, 1957. First. hardcover. fine/fine. 8vo, wine red cloth, d.w. N.Y.: Random House, (1957). First Edition. Fine copy. First printing, with 5/57 on the dust wrapper; repeating line on p. 327.

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Town (set of 3 books)

Faulkner, William

First editions, set of three, one of each of the known variant color binding (red, gray, and orange), one fine/vg, other two fine/fine, one with bookplate. F. Hardcover.

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The Town

William Faulkner

Random House, New York, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Near Fine Condition/Very Good. WILLIAM FAULKNER. The Town, a novel of the Snopes family, New York: Random House, 1957. Octavo, first edition, pp. 381, red cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine and front, all first-state points: top edge tinted gray with gray threaded endpages, p. 327 misprint, and 5/57 in the lower right corner of the dust jacket front flap. Condition of this book: Jacket is chipped at corners, sunned along top, overall very good. Book is near fine with a bit of edge wear. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; United States; 1950s; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53825. .

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The Town

William Faulkner

Random House, New York, 1957. First Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). As New/As New. WILLIAM FAULKNER. The Town, a novel of the Snopes family, New York: Random House, 1957. Octavo, first edition, second state, pp. 371, orange cloth boards with black lettering to spine and front, lacking first-state points: top edge tinted green (not gray), endpages white (not gray), no date on jacket flap, but original price is still there, as is the p. 327 misprint. Condition of this book: Remarkably fine quality in a sea of beaten-up Faulkners. Just utterly flawless. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Literature & Literary; United States; 1950s; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53826. .

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The Town

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. This is a Near Fine copy of the First Edition (stated First Printing). Red cloth binding with titles in gilt and silver; reproduction signature of Faulkner on the front cover. Clean text; 371 pages. The paste-downs both have evidence of some sort of label removal, else a Fine copy. This copy has the mis-print on page 327 but the endpapers are white; perhaps a transitional state. The dustjacket has been clipped but has "5/57" on the bottom of the front flap. Very light edgewear, with a little wrinkling at the head of the spine. Front flap has a tear that has been repaired from the rear. In an archival plastic protector. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. First printing [ p. 327 with 8th line repeated in the 10th ] First issue dustjacket priced " $3.95" and "5/57" at bottom of front flap. 8vo, 371 pp. Red cloth stamped in gold and gray. Threaded gray end papers. Pictorial dustjacket. Two small light spots to preliminary pages. Hint of fading to extreme top board edges, light wear to lower edges. Text clean and unmarked. Minimal toning of dustjacket spine. Shallow tears and slight chipping to top of front panel. Review copy slip laid in. Collectible condition. First Trade Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/Very Good Plus.

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Town.

FAULKNER, William.

New York:: Random House,, [1957].. First trade edition.. publisher's orange cloth in dust jacket.. A bright copy with the slightest of rubbing to corners, in a lightly dust-soiled jacket with shallow chipping at the extremities of the spine, which is a little sunned. . 8vo,.

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The TOWN

Faulkner, William [1897 - 1962]

New York: Random House, 1957. 1st edition, with repeated line, p. 327. Maroon cloth binding, threaded grey eps. Grey topstain. Orange dust jacket, with "5/57" & $3.95 to front flap. Nr Fine (light shelfwear)/VG+ (light wear/spine panel sun-tanned).. [8], 371, [5 (blank)] pp. 8vo.

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THE TOWN

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, [1957]. First edition. Some black stains alone upper and lower edges of cloth from an old style jacket protector, a nearly fine copy in a fine dust jacket with a touch of shelf wear to spine ends. (15141). Octavo, cloth. A novel of the Snopes family.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House (1957), 1957. First printing. Hardcover. Very near Fine/Very Good. 371 pp. Bound in red cloth, top edge grey, grey patterned endpapers. Price of $3.95 on front jacket flap. First issue (jacket flap has 5/57 date code, printing error on page 327). An attractive copy of the second book in the Snopes trilogy. A very near Fine book in a Very Good lightly edge-worn dust jacket with a few areas of darkening to the rear panel.

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The Town.

FAULKNER, William.

London:: Chatto and Windus,, 1958.. First UK edition.. publisher's boards in dust jacket and publisher's printed wraparound band. . Fine in a fine jacket.. 8vo,.

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The Town

FAULKNER, William

NY: Random House, 1957. This book is in the preferred first state red binding with gray top edge. Threaded gray endsheets. The dustwrapper maintains the $3.95 price. A tight, clean copy of this, the second novel in the Snopes Trilogy. A bit hard to locate in this protected condition. 371 pp.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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The Town

FAULKNER, William

New York: Random House, 1957. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first issue. One bottom corner bumped else about fine in near fine dustwrapper with a light corresponding bump and a couple of tiny tears. A nice copy of the second volume of the Snopes Trilogy.

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THE TOWN

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, (1957). First edition. First-issue binding of red cloth with threaded gray endpapers and top edge stained gray (later issues have plain endpapers in various cloth colors). In the first-issue dust jacket with "5/57" at base of front flap. The second volume in his Snopes trilogy. Barest wear still fine in very good to near fine dust jacket showing just a touch of minor wear but with stain tanned.

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TOWN

Faulkner, William

New York, NY: Random House. VG/NO DUSTJACKET. (1957). First Edition. Hardcover Cloth w/DJ. 8vo., 371 pp., Dj edges rubbed,page toning .

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The Town.

FAULKNER, William.

New York:: Random House,, [1957].. First edition.. publisher's cloth in dust jacket.. About a fine copy in an unchipped jacket with very slight dust-soiling.. 8vo,.

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THE TOWN

William Faulkner

New York: Random House. 1957. First Edition; Second Printing. Hardcover. Good in a Good dust jacket. Toning throughout. Open tear to crown. Chips to heel. Closed tear to upper and lower front panel. Closed tear to upper rear panel. Points of first edition (lines 8, 10 repeated, p. 327 ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Original unclipped dust jacket protected by archival Brodart cover. All domestic orders shipped protected in a Box. .

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THE TOWN

FAULKNER, William

FAULKNER, William. THE TOWN [A Novel of the Snopes Family]. New York:: Random House,, 1957. First edition, first issue binding [Petersen A34a]. . A fine, bright copy in very good, first issue dust jacket; jacket spine is lightly tanned, with light wear at crown, few small, front panel has few small faint brown stains, else quite fresh and bright. . Octavo, red cloth, pp. [viii], 371.

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The Town:

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition, First State. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ. Very minimal shelf wear and very light age yellowing at edge of text block, otherwise tight, bright and apparently unread. DJ has small (1-2mm) hole where trunk meets the tree, light edge wear, several very small chips (corners at heel of spine), two small, closed tears at top of spine, light age yellowing on unprotected white areas. Dark red cloth, gilt lettering, blue ink decorative elements, threaded gray endpages, top of the text block dyed gray. Point on page 327: line 10 repeats text of line 8; shows 5/57 on DJ. 8vo. 371pp. The second novel of the Snopes family trilogy, set in Mississippi.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

NEW YORK: RANDOM HOUSE, 1957. First American Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Fine. A near-fine copy in an unmarked and unblemished fine dustjacket. First printing. The second in the trilogy of the Snopes family. A tight and clean copy in red cloth with unfaded gilt lettering. There are only very small darkened areas at the bottom of the front pastedown and endpaper--where apparently a bit of newsprint had been left in this copy--only affects about a 1/2" by 2" area on the pastedown which is mirrored on the endpaper--same size (see digital photos)--otherwise this copy would be fine. The dustjacket is the best we have seen--only two specks at two of the corners--otherwise totally unblemished and with a solid grey topstain. Stated first printing on the copyright page. Lines 8 and 10 repeat on page 327. A great collectible copy of a first print Faulkner publication.

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The Town (First Edition)

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House, 1957. First Edition. First Edition. First trade issue with a price of $4.95 and a printer's code of "5-57" on the front jaket flap, and lines 8 and 10 on page 327 repeated. Faulkner's second installment of the "Snopes" trilogy, which includes "The Hamlet," and "The Mansion." Spine ends and corners just slightly bumped, with just a hair of fading to the orange of the jacket spine, else a Fine, bright copy in a Fine dust jacket. Ahearn APG 048d.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

New York: Random House Inc, 1957. A First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. Near fine in a like dust jacket. Jacket has just the lightest of wear to the extremities, with a bit of soiling to the rear panel. First state with the printing error repeating lines 8 and 10 on page 327.

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The Town

FAULKNER, William

New York: Random House, 1957. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first issue. Bottom corners bumped else about fine in fine dustwrapper with a light corresponding bump. A nice copy of the second volume of the Snopes Trilogy.

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THE TOWN

FAULKNER, William

FAULKNER, William. THE TOWN [A Novel of the Snopes Family]. New York:: Random House,, 1957. First edition, second issue binding with white endpapers [Petersen A34d: variant with deep orange cloth, top edges green and error on page 327]. . A fine copy in near fine, second issue dust jacket [lacking "5/57" date on lower front flap]. Jacket's spine has slight tanning, with one tiny brown spot to rear panel of jacket, else bright. . Octavo, deep orange cloth, pp. [viii], 371.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

NY: Random House, 1957. First printing, first state (p. 327, line 10 repeats line 8) in a first state dustjacket ("5/57" lower front flap). Fine in about fine dustjacket with a 1/4" closed tear to top left of front panel. Not priceclipped and no markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine.

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The Town

Faulkner, William

Random, 1957. First printing. Red cloth binding, gilt/blue titles. First state DJ, dated 5/57, is price-clipped. Line 8 on p. 327 repeated at line 10. Pub's remainder stamp "H" to back endpaper, else near fine. DJ very good with edgewear, creases and small surface tear (from sticker) to front panel. 371 pp.. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Book.

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