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William Faulkner
Pylon by WILLIAM FAULKNER ~ SIGNED Limited First Edition 1935 ~ 1st Printing
Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. Pylon by William Faulkner Signed limited first edition in publisher's slipcase New York: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, 1935. 315, [3] pp. with fold-out manuscript page at front. Silver foil boards backed in blue cloth, title stamped in silver on spine and pictorial device stamped in blue on front board, top edge gilt; housed in publisher's slipcase. First edition. Limited edition signed by William Faulkner on rear colophon, one of 300 numbered copies thus. A Very Good copy with slightly sunned and rubbed spine, silver foil a bit rubbed with a tiny chip and a few tiny insect tracks to it on rear board. In a toned, restored example of the publisher's slipcase, lacking title label on spine; now sound and sturdy. A novel about hardscrabble stunt pilots in the American South that inspired the 1957 film Tarnished Angels. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books (burnsiderarebooks) [Portland, Oregon, United States]
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