Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    First Edition Faulkner, in First Issue Black Cloth Binding and First State Dust Jacket

    William Faulkner. Go Down Moses and other Stories. New York: Random House, [1942].

    First edition, first issue binding and first state dust jacket. Octavo. [viii], 383 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth, lettered and ruled in gilt and red. Top edges stained red. Original illustrated dust jacket with "and other stories" on the front panel. Book leans very slightly forward, light scuffing and soiling to cloth, spine a bit faded, price-clipped jacket has moderate wear and chipping around the edges, with more significant chips to the top of the spine affecting a couple of letters in the title. Still, altogether a very good copy with the text bright and clean.

    A collection of seven stories, with six having appeared elsewhere and one new to print. The "and other stories" was removed from the title in later printings, as the stories were intended to be read together as a novel.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    3rd-4th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 279

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 27 days left to consign to the 2018 June 10 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2018 March 17 Western Americana & Texana Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $327,896