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Absalom, Absalom! by  William Faulkner - Hardcover - First Edition - 1936 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 170628001)

Absalom, Absalom!

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Absalom, Absalom!

by Faulkner, William

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  • hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, first printing. Very Good. Cloth lightly soiled. Small stain and small abrasion to top edge of page block and top edge of rear board. Hinge at rear slightly exposed, folding map intact. In a Very Good dust jacket with publisher's price of $2.50 intact, with toning and light soiling, rubbing at extremities and edge wear with chipping; the largest chip is smaller than 1/3-inch x less than 1/2-inch at the top of the front panel. A little worn, but still a nice example of the George Salter dust jacket.


William Cuthbert Faulkner was born in 1897 and raised in Oxford, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life. One of the towering figures of American literature, he is the author of The Sound and the Fury , Absalom, Absalom! , and As I Lay Dying , among many other  remarkable books. Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1950 and France’s Legion of Honor in 1951. He died in 1962.


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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
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Absalom, Absalom!
Faulkner, William
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Used - Very Good
First Edition
Random House
Place of Publication
New York
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Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [More]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]

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