New York: Random House, 1954. First Trade Edition. Item #4965
First Printing. Octavo (21.5cm); maroon cloth, with titkes stamped in peach and silver on spine, and cross motif in black and blind on front cover; dustjacket; [x],437,pp. Fine in a price-clipped, else Fine dustjacket, without the usual toning and soil. A novel which Faulkner toiled over for more than a decade, with hopes for it to be "the best work of my life and maybe of my time." Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1955. Petersen A31a.