First Edition Advance Review Copy of William Faulkner's Big Woods: The Hunting Stories
Big Woods: The Hunting Stories.
Item Number: 96591
New York: Random House, 1955.
First edition advance review copy of Faulkner’s collection of hunting tales. Octavo, original cloth, decorations by Edward Shenton. With the original Random House review slip and a photograph of Faulkner by Phyllis Cerf laid in. Jacket design by Miriam Woods. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with a chip to the front panel.
William Faulkner's hunting stories are brought together for the first time in this handsomely decorated volume, each introduced by a prelude evoking the sense and mood of each individual tale. They include "The Bear", "The Old People", "A Bear Hunt" and "Race at Morning".