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    Signed Limited Edition

    William Faulkner. A Fable. New York: Random House, [1954].

    Limited to 1000 copies, of which this is number 996, signed by Faulkner on the limitation page. Octavo. 437 pages.

    Publisher's blue cloth with blue and silver stamping. Crisp, sharp copy. Some light foxing to endpapers. Original glassine dust jacket is yellowed and in tatters. Publisher's paper slipcase shows heavy foxing. A near fine copy that could be easily improved with a new glassine jacket.

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1955. A powerful anti-war statement that predates similarly brilliant examples such as Heller's Catch-22 and Kubrick's film Paths of Glory.


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    October, 2008
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