Signed limited edition of Requiem for a Nun by William Faulkner.
Octavo, , 286pp. Three-quarter black cloth, marbled paper boards, title stamped in gilt on spine with embellishments. Top edge dyed gray. Offsetting from a newspaper article laid in at page 3. Solid text block, a fine example. In the publisher’s acetate jacket, shelf wear, a near fine example. Signed by the author on the tipped-in limitation page, number 127 of 750 copies.
William Faulkner (1897-1962) was a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author, recognized for A Fable in 1955 and The Reivers in 1963. The Sound and the Fury, As I Lay Dying, and Light in August were recognized by The Modern Library on their 1998 list of 100 Best English-language Novels of the 20th Century. Faulkner primarily set his stories in the American South, many of which took place in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County.