New York: Random House, 1936. First Edition. One of three hundred signed copies (copy 96). Complete with author's signature on the limitation page and the folding map in the rear. Book very Nearly Fine with slight darkening to the spine and a previous owner's bookplate on the front paste-down, otherwise square, tight and clean.
One of the pioneering works of the modernist movement. “Absalom is the peak of Faulkner’s fictional achievement. It is unquestionably the greatest American novel since the turn of the century… Its sole competitors among contemporary American novels are Dreiser’s American Tragedy and Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, neither of which approaches Faulkner’s innovative daring” (Karl, 582). Near Fine (Item #2153)