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    First Edition of the First Volume of Faulkner's Snopes Trilogy, in the First Issue Dust Jacket

    William Faulkner. The Hamlet. New York: Random House, 1940. First trade edition. Octavo. [vi], 421, [3, blank] pages. With inserted title-page. In the original first issue dust jacket (with list of other Random House titles on the rear panel). Publisher's full black cloth, front cover and spine lettered in yellow and ruled in red. Jacket spine browned, spine chipped at extremities and with some wear, some rubbing, light soiling to jacket panels, cloth spine a bit dull, some rubbing to binding, some light foxing to endleaves. Overall, a near fine copy, rare in the first issue jacket. Petersen A20a.

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    October, 2012
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