100. Faulkner (William) Soldier's Pay, first edition, original cloth, spine ends and corners very slightly bumped, otherwise fine, dust-jacket, spine faded, spine ends and corners repaired and restored, 1" piece of loss to foot of upper panel restored, repaired tear to foot of lower panel, still in effect an excellent copy, preserved in folding chemise and custom morocco-backed slip-case, 8vo, New York, 1926.
est. £15000 – £20000
An excellent copy of Faulkner's first novel, scarce in dust-jacket. Published with the help of Faulkner's friend Sherwood Anderson. Despite good reviews, Soldiers' Pay failed to sell well.