First Edition of William Faulkner's The Mansion
Item Number: 115664
New York: Random House, 1959.
First edition of the final novel in the Nobel Prize-winning author’s The Snopes Trilogy. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
The Mansion completes Faulkner’s great trilogy of the Snopes family in the mythical county of Yoknapatawpha, Mississippi, which also includes The Hamlet and The Town. Beginning with the murder of Jack Houston, and ending with the murder of Flem Snopes, it traces the downfall of this indomitable post-bellum family, who managed to seize control of the town of Jefferson within a generation.