Light in August.

New York: Harrison Smith & Robert Haas, [1932].

Price: $2,700.00

About the item

First edition, first state. 480 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original coarse tan buckram lettered in orange on the cover and blue on the spine with an orange star, top edge orange, with two closed tears to head of spine, offsetting to endpapers; dust jacket with Japanese tissue reinforcements to folds and top and bottom and in-painting. With custom clamshell case. Peterson A13a; Massey 103.

Item #345512

First state, with orange lettering on front cover, blue lettering with orange star on spine and "Jefferson" for "Mottstown" on line 1 of page 340. Jacket has first issue points of $2.50 price and list of titles on back panel starting with Boyle, Kay. One of only 8,500 copies published in October 1932.