Light in August (Modern Library #88.6)

By: FAULKNER, William

Price: $14.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket


A Modern Library reprint edition of Faulkner's 7th novel with its take on small town life in the American South, set in his fictional Yoknapatawpha County, Mississippi (based on his actual home county of Lafayette). First published in 1932. --- In Toledano spine 11 / green cloth / ML hex logo blindstamped to front cover / gilt-stamped spine titling / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style j, verso lists titles in ML catalog, but no total number. Likely published c.1964 (though 1959 date appears in book). ML #88.6. --- A partial split near rear of volume has been has been carefully reinforced prior to this listing, else clean, firm, bright copy. Dust jacket bears original $2.45 flap price; with retailer's sticker to front cover, with chipping (especially at spine ends); but remains relatively bright and in removable archival mylar protector.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall); (4), 444 pages

Title: Light in August (Modern Library #88.6)

Author Name: FAULKNER, William

Categories: >>Classic Fiction, Literature, >>Modern Library Editions,

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1963]

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Fair dust jacket

Stock No.: 81582