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Wild Palms
1939. First Edition . Signed. FAULKNER, William. The Wild Palms. New York: Random House, (1939). Octavo, original half red cloth and tan paper boards, top edge gilt, original acetate dust wrapper. Housed in a custom clamshell box. $5500.Signed limited first edition of this story of flight and refuge, freedom and entrapment, number 182 of only 250 copies signed by Faulkner. This copy with scarce original acetate wrapper.A contemporary reviewer for Time magazine hailed The Wild Palms as “conceived in the grand manner… a pulsing, racing story, a kind of hysterical Huckleberry Finn, its moral at once grim and humane” (Blotner, 406). No slipcase was issued with this signed limited edition. Brodsky 200. Spine very gently toned, otherwise fine.
      [Bookseller: Bauman Rare Books]
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