Requiem for a Nun by William Faulkner (1951) hardcover first edition book


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William Faulkner - Requiem for a Nun

New York: Random House, 1951. Presumed First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Blue boards with black spine and gold lettering. Publisher's top-stain. 286pp. Fair condition. Book plate belonging to the beloved, late Californian poet Peter Paul Everwine is affixed to the front paste-down page (see photos). "The Modern First" embossed ex-libris stamp to the lower end of the front end-page (see photos). Faint (mostly previously erased) pricing annotation from previous bookstore to the upper right-hand corner of the same page. Clean pages and boards. Binding only ever so slightly rolled (hardly noticeable). The dust jacket is not price clipped (shows original price of $3.00) and is in fair condition. Large open teat to the front dust jacket cover (see photos). Otherwise a pretty clean dust jacket with only minor edge-wear and sun-fading to the spine.

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