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A Fable by  William Faulkner - 1st Edition - 1954 - from Quintessential Rare Books, LLC and Biblio.com

A Fable

by Faulkner, William

Condition: Fine/Fine


Random House, New York, 1954 First Edition, First Printing with the words "First Printing" printed on the copyright page. A beautiful copy. This ORIGINAL dustjacket is rich in color with NO chips or tears with minor wear to the edges. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning and the boards are crisp. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. A wonderful copy of this TRUE FIRST EDITION in collector's condition.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.

A Fable is a novel written in 1954 by the American author William Faulkner, which won him both the Pulitzer prize and the National Book Award in 1955. Despite these recognitions, however, the novel received mixed critical reviews and a reputation as one of Faulkner's lesser works . The author, on the other hand, spent over a decade and tremendous effort on A Fable, and considered it his masterpiece when it was completed. Historically, it can be seen as a precursor to Catch 22.


  • Bookseller: Quintessential Rare Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ABE-15283336476
  • Title: A Fable
  • Author: Faulkner, William
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Random House, New York
  • Date published: 1954


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