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FAULKNER, William.

Rare books by William Faulkner, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of As I Lay Dying, and The Sound and the Fury.

William Falkner, (1897–1962), was an American writer whose work spanned a variety of styles including both extended and short fiction, non-fiction and plays for both stage and screen. He is perhaps most well-known now for his novels and short stories, includingAs I Lay Dying, The Sound and the Fury, and These 13.

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  1. Sartoris.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 29322

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  2. Sartoris.
    First edition, first printing. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to his close childhood friend on the front free endpaper: To my good friend, Edith, from Bill, and signed by Edith M. Brown beneath the inscription; additionally signed by Faulkner on the title, William Faulkner 28 May 1929. Brown was one of three... Learn More
    £35,000

    Stock Code: 59908

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  3. Soldier's Pay.
    First UK edition, first impression of Faulkner's first published novel. The US edition was first published in 1926. The present London edition is the first to print the important preface by Richard Hughes, author of A High Wind in Jamaica (1929; published in the US as The Innocent Voyage), which did much in itself to introduce... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 94214

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  4. Soldiers' Pay.
    First UK edition, second impression. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "William Faulkner for Else 11 Dec 1950". Signed and dated (1938) on the front free endpaper by the writer and journalist Thorsten Jonsson (1910-1950). Faulkner met Else Jonsson at the Nobel Prize ceremony in Sweden in... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 67250

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  5. Soldier's Pay.
    First UK edition, first impression of Faulkner's first published novel. The American edition was issued in 1926 and is a famously difficult and expensive book to obtain in the dust jacket. The present London edition is the first to print the important preface by Richard Hughes, author of A High Wind in Jamaica (1929; published... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 82824

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  6. These Thirteen. Stories.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 99587

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  7. Idyll in the Desert.
    First edition, first printing. One of 400 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. Learn More
    £1,800

    Stock Code: 46816

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  8. Idyll in the Desert.
    First edition, first printing. One of 400 numbered copies specially bound and signed by the author. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 71722

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  9. Sartoris.
    First UK edition, first impression, second binding but with the third state ads at the end, and with an example of the remainder dust jacket. With the author's signed presentation inscription to the title page, "William Faulkner for Else 11 Dec 1950". Signed and dated (1937) on the front free endpaper by the writer and journalist... Learn More
    £10,000

    Stock Code: 67135

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  10. Light in August.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 89380

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  11. Light In August.
    First edition, first printing, first issue binding. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 60109

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  12. Light in August.
    First Edition, First Printing. Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 36479

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  13. Salmagundi.
    First edition, first printing, and one of a limited edition of 525 numbered copies. This volume contains five poems ("The Faun", "Dying Gladiator", "Portrait", "The Lilacs", and "L'Apres-Midi d'un Faune") and three short prose works ("New Orleans", "On Criticism", and "Verse Old and Nascent: A Pilgrimage"), all of which... Learn More
    £500

    Stock Code: 84771

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  14. Light in August.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £4,750

    Stock Code: 94100

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  15. Doctor Martino and Other Stories.
    First UK edition, first impression, of Faulkner's second collection of short stories, published in the same year as the US edition. One of 1,500 copies printed. Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 100547

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  16. Doctor Martino
    First edition, first printing, trade issue. Faulkner's second collection of short stories. Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 95987

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  17. Doctor Martino and Other Stories.
    First UK edition of Faulkner's second collection of short stories (published in the same year as the US edition by Harrison Smith and Robert Haas). One of 1,500 copies printed. Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 85453

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  18. Pylon.
    First Edition, First Printing, Limited Issue. Copy 310 of just 310 copies numbered and signed by the author. One of Faulkner's smallest limitations. Learn More
    £1,925

    Stock Code: 26303

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  19. Pylon.
    First UK edition, second impression, without the advertisements to the rear. First published in the US the same year. Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 95992

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  20. Pylon.
    First edition, first printing. Learn More
    £375

    Stock Code: 82820

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