Lot 27: 3 Firsts: THE HAMLET + THE TOWN + THE MANSION.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: Faulkner, William. 3 First Editions. (together, the Snopes Trilogy.) NY: Random House. 8vo. ++ THE HAMLET. 1940. Black cloth stamped in red and gold. Top edge red. Very good, lacking dj. Petersen A20a-A20b. ++ THE TOWN. (1957). 1st printing: p327, line 10 repeats line 8. $3.95 and 5/57 on dj. Wine red cloth stamped in gray and gold. Light gray threaded eps. Petersen A34a. Blue-gray topstain faded. Near fine in good dj, short tears to djs edges/spine ends. ++ THE MANSION. (1959). 1st edition, trade issue, 1st printing (10/59 at lower corner of djs front flap, photo on rear panel, no reviews). Petersen A36b. Blue cloth stamped in gilt and light blue, blue eps, top edge stained yellow. Near fine in very good dj, small chips/tears to djs spine ends, 1-inch tear between djs spine base and rear panel, few tears to djs edges, price sticker in upper margin of front dj flap but the "$4.75" is still visible. 4.2 Lb.