First Edition, First Printing. Fine in publisher's original black cloth, original dust jacket. First edition of Faulkner s first novel published since 1940 'his stirring, very great chronicle' (New York Times).'For sheer virtuosity in prose Faulkner has no American rival since Melville and James There is no author I can think of since Chekhov who knows so deeply, and transmits so justly, the people he records in his legends none of it has escaped the author s scrupulous memory, nor eluded his stirring, very great chronicle' (New York Times). Intruder in the Dust was published eight years after Faulkner s novel The Hamlet and only one year before Faulkner was awarded the Nobel Prize. With 'First Printing' on copyright page. Petersen A26.2. A fine copy.