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    William Faulkner. Sanctuary. New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, [1931]. First edition, inscribed by the author on the half-title page: "Dr A. J. Liebmann / William Faulkner / New York / 17 March 1953." Octavo (7.1875 x 4.875 inches; 183 x 125 mm.). [iv], 380 pages. Publisher's gray quarter-cloth over dark red-paper covered boards, spine lettered in dark red; top edge stained black; patterned endpapers; in original dust jacket. Spine slightly skewed; spine ends softly pushed and faintly dulled; extremities very lightly worn. Some faint discoloration to the gray areas of the endpapers closer to the hinges; few light splashes to the bottom of the text block. Dust jacket crown chipped with paper loss affecting the title; small chip to the foot of the spine panel with some other small nicks and light edgewear; some minor brown soiling to the rear panel; spine panel slightly faded; lightly rubbed. Very good. Connolly 69 ("Sanctuary...was written in haste when Faulkner was tired of never selling...it is Faulkner for the non-Faulknerites, determined to shock.")

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