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FAULKNER, William.


And a Poem by Ernest M. Hemingway.

Published: Milwaukee: The Casanova Press, 1932

Stock code: 84771

Price: £500

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First edition, first printing, and one of a limited edition of 525 numbered copies. This volume contains five poems (“The Faun”, “Dying Gladiator”, “Portrait”, “The Lilacs”, and “L’Apres-Midi d’un Faune”) and three short prose works (“New Orleans”, “On Criticism”, and “Verse Old and Nascent: A Pilgrimage”), all of which had previously appeared in the New Orleans magazine The Double Dealer. The Hemingway poem appears on the back cover. A beautiful copy of this uncommon publication.

Octavo. Original stiff yellow wrappers printed in red and black. Housed in the publisher’s card slipcase. Tipped-in portrait frontispiece. Bookseller’s ticket to rear pastedown. Just a little rubbed at extremities, spine toned. An excellent copy.

Bibliography: Hanneman B11; Massey 753.

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