New York: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith, 1931. First Trade Edition. Item #6247
First Printing. Octavo (20.25cm); blue and powder grey cloth-covered boards, titled in red on spine; black topstain; decorative endpapers; dustjacket; [x],318pp. Hint of offsetting from jacket design onto spine, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $2.50), lightly edgeworn, hint of sunning to spine, with a few tiny tears, and some mild dustiness to rear panel; Near Fine. Faulkner's first collection of short fiction, gathering thirteen stories set in Mississippi. Seven of the stories appear in this volume for the first time, and the collection contains "A Rose for Emily," one of his most anthologized stories. Petersen A9a; Brodsky & Hamblin 251; Hanna 1168.