Item #108662 These 13. William Faulkner.

These 13.

1931. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, [1931].

8vo., [x], 358 pp., title-page printed in black and red. Original quarter red cloth, and silver-gray cloth, lettering in silver to backstrip, top-edge silver, uncut, with tissue dust-jacket as issued. Jacket has a few small chips, otherwise a very fine copy.

§ First edition, “special edition” of 299 copies of which this is number 128 signed by William Faulkner to the recto of the title-page. This collection is dedicated to Faulkner’s wife, and first daughter, who died nine days after her birth. These 13 is no longer in print, and includes the following short stories: “Victory,” “Ad Astra,” “All the Dead Pilots,” “Crevasse,” “Red Leaves,” “A Rose for Emily,” “A Justice,” “Hair,” “That Evening Sun,” “Dry September,” “Mistral,” “Divorce in Naples,” and “Carcassonne.”. Item #108662

Price: $4,500.00

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