The Reivers: A Reminiscence

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $125.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine

First trade edition (following the limited edition released the same year), with 'first printing' state on copyright page, no book club indicators, and red top stain indicating a trade edition. Includes first state jacket (6/62 on flap). Jacket price clipped, 1/2 inch closed tear on jacket spine head, jacket spine a bit faded. 1962 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 305, [7] pp. 8vo. Red cloth, gilt titles. One of Faulkners comic masterpieces, The Reivers is a picaresque that tells of three unlikely car thieves from rural Mississippi. Eleven-year-old Lucius Priest is persuaded by Boon Hogganbeck, one of his familys retainers, to steal his grandfathers car and make a trip to Memphis. The Priests black coachman, Ned McCaslin, stows away, and the three of them are off on a heroic odyssey, for which they are all ill-equipped, that ends at Miss Rebas bordello in Memphis. From there a series of wild misadventures ensuesinvolving horse smuggling, trainmen, sheriffs deputies, and jail.

Title: The Reivers: A Reminiscence

Author: Faulkner, William

Categories: Pulitzer Prize Winners, American, Nobel Prize Winners, Modern First Editions,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2283617