Item #6250 INTRUDER IN THE DUST. William Faulkner.


New York: Random House, 1948. First Edition. Novel set in rural Mississippi during the 1940's, dealing heavily with race relations and centered around the murder of a white man and the black man accused of the killing. A Haycraft-Queen cornerstone title, and basis for the highly-regarded 1949 Clarence Brown film. Petersen A24b; Brodsky & Hamlin 646; Hubin, p.142; Coan, p.187. Item #6250

First Printing. Octavo (20.75cm); smooth black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt and blue on spine and front cover; blue topstain; dustjacket; [vi],[2],3-247,[1]pp. Subtle fading to topstain, else a fresh, Fine copy. In the E. McKnight Kauffer dustjacket, unclipped (priced $3.00), showing a handful of pinpoint rubbed spots to extremities, faint crease to rear panel, else a striking, Fine example.

Price: $1,000.00

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