Faulkner, Kerouac, and Wall Street to Be Sold at Christie’s


NEW YORK, NY.- On June 22, Christie’s will offer the sale of Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts, including the finest collection of William Faulkner books and manuscripts. This unique collection comprises a virtually complete representation of Faulkner’s work, with every major novel, each in an exceptional state of preservation. Formed over a quarter century, this private collection includes over 80 lots of scarce manuscripts, ephemera, photographs and journal contributions, rarely seen in such completeness in the absolute finest condition and with outstanding provenance. No comparable collection of Faulkner material, with its focus on condition, diversity, and provenance, has ever appeared at auction. Highlights from the collection of near mint copies of Faulkner’s signed limited editions include: one of the rarest Faulkner volumes, novel Mosquitoes, 1927, (estimate: $20,000-30,000), first edition, first printing