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The Sound And The Fury

First Edition | First Printing



First edition of The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner.

Octavo, [4], 401pp. Hardcover, black and white patterned boards with matching endpapers. Top edge dyed black. Stated “First Published 1929” on copyright page. Solid text block, rear hinge starting, faint soiling to spine, a near fine example. Lacking original dust jacket. A bright example of one of Faulkner’s most beloved novels.

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.

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Location Published

New York


Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith


First Edition, First Printing

Date Published





Near Fine


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