Light in August. William Faulkner.

Light in August.

1932. New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, 1932.

8vo., [iv], 480 pp., with title-vignette. Original tan cloth lettered in orange to upper board, backstrip lettered in blue, top-edge orange, with original unclipped ($2.50) pictorial dust jacket. Dust-jacket faded and with a few marks and a short closed tear to the bottom edge of the upper panel.

§ First edition, first printing. A fine copy of Light in August, in the iconic jacket designed by Arthur Hawkins. Faulkner's incomparable modernist classic of race, sex, class, and religion in inter-war Mississippi. Item #110586

Price: $1,750.00

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