think it’s the best novel yet written by an American.”
on Absalom, Absalom!
William. Absalom, Absalom! New York: Random House, 1936. Octavo,
original half green cloth over patterned boards, top edge gilt.
limited first edition, one of only 300 copies signed by Faulkner. Often
compared to the Bible and Homer for its richness, depth, and epic scope,
Faulkner’s self-proclaimed masterpiece, Absalom, Absalom!,
is his most accomplished representation of the American South.
Bookplate. A beautiful copy, with only the most minute soiling to spine
ends; gilt and cloth exceptionally bright and fresh. Rare, particularly
in this condition.