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Author: Faulkner, William
Title: Helen: A Courtship
Place Published: [New Orleans/Oxford. MS]
Publisher:[Tulane University Press/Yoknapatawha Press]
Date Published: [1981]

[3], XV, [1] leaves. Facsimile of Faulkner's handwritten poems on rectos only. Decorative boards. No. 117 of 150 copies. Accompanied by "Biographical Background for Faulkner's Helen" by Carvel Collins, in wrappers. Both set as issued in folding cloth box.

Limited facsimile printing of the book of hand-lettered poems Faulkner created for Helen Baird on 1926, when he was courting the young woman who was to marry another man the following year.

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Rear hinge of the facsimile printing a bit tender; near fine.

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Courting poems by William Faulkner 1/150

Estimate $10 - $100Mar 8, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA