First edition of the reissue and Advance review copy of Faulkner's third novel: Sartoris
Item Number: 96767
New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1951.
First edition and advance review copy of the reissue of Faulkner’s third novel. Octavo, original cloth. With the publisher’s advance copy slip dated September 19th 1951 laid in. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
First published in 1929, Faulkner's third novel portrays the decay of the Mississippi aristocracy following the social upheaval of the American Civil War. The work introduced Faulkner's fabled Sartoris clan and became the first of nine books wholly concerned with the saga of Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi.