First edition of Requiem for a Nun by William Faulkner.
Octavo, 286pp. Green cloth, black cloth spine, title in gilt on spine. No additional printings listed on copyright page. Solid text block, toning to top and bottom edges, top edge dyed black, a near fine example. In the publisher’s dust jacket, $3.00 retail price on front flap, some shelf wear, rear panel soiled, chipping to top edge. Bookplate of photographers Karen and Paul Radkai affixed to front pastedown endpaper.
Karen Radkai (1919-2003) was a fashion photographer best known for her work in the 1950s and 60s at various publications including Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar.