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William Faulkner
The Wild Palms - SIGNED & NUMBERED 1ST EDITION 1 of 250 - William FAULKNER 1939
New York, NY: 1939. Please see Item Description. The Wild Palms FAULKNER, William Publisher: Random House, Inc. Location: New York, NY Date: 1939 Binding: Octavo, quarter bound brick red cloth with wood patterned paper sides and gold gilt top stain. Matching brick red slipcase with leather wrapped head and foot. Pages: 339 Original Price: Not Stated Edition: First Edition (Signed & Numbered) Printing: First Printing Description: SIGNED and NUMBERED #59 of 250. First Edition, First Printing of William Faulkner's The Wild Palms, which intermingles pain and suffering with a parallel set of stories but "never the twain shall meet. "The unconventional work contains two stories which alternate through the chapters of the two titled "Wild Palms" and "Old Man". The novel was later published under the title of If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem. Both tales pit loving couples who face substantial obstacles in their pursuit of happiness each presented with moral decisions. First editions number 250 and were published in 1939 by Random House (New York) as signed limited editions without dust jackets. A very nice example. A novelist and short story writer, Faulkner, who added the "u" to his surname in 1924, is best known for his cycle of works set in the fictional county of Yoknapatawpha, Mississippi. He began writing poetry but then developed a complicated, stream-of-consciousness prose style. Though appreciated in literary circles, by 1945 all his works from the productive previous two decades were out of print. In 1944 Malcolm Cowley and others initiated a critical reassessment of his life … [Click Below for Full Description]
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