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Faulkner William Intruder in the Dust

First Edition Prices, Values and Auction Results

Nobel Prize winning writer William Faulkner brings forth one of several works reflective of his Mississippi origins. Intruder in the Dust rings of uncomfortable truths in American history and attitudes in the South. Focusing on a Southern family and their life in reaction to a black man's defense when wrongly accused of murdering a white man, Faulkner taps into raw nerves and pulls the reader deeply into the experience of racism. The first edition was published in 1948 by Random House (New York) and is lettered in gilt with blue stamped "I" and "D" in title and pictorial jacket.andnbsp;Copies can range as high as $850 but is usually dependent on crisp condition of the dust jacket. Copies with an intact dust jacket but in weaker condition are accessible for about $80.

We collected a sample of 31 auction results of Faulkner, William's Intruder in the Dust from 3 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $87 and the highest overall price realized was $840. The overall average price was $289 and the median price realized for the book was $270. There were 17 auctions (57%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 3 auctions (10%) exceeding the high estimates, and 10 auctions (33%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auctions of interest include: a PBA sale on April 25, 2002 of a 1948 - Random House edition for $660 that described as "a fine copy in about fine jacket which is bright and clean";

Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
PBA January 26, 2017 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $192 PBA Copies for Sale
Bonhams September 25, 2016 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 - $87 Bonhams Copies for Sale
Swann June 17, 2015 Faulkner, William. Intruder In the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $219 Swann Copies for Sale
PBA July 31, 2014 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $132 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA May 22, 2014 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $300 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA January 30, 2014 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $120 PBA Copies for Sale
Swann June 21, 2012 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York 1948 $350-$500 $270 Swann Copies for Sale
PBA May 24, 2012 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $132 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA June 16, 2011 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $192 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA March 24, 2011 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $300 PBA Copies for Sale
Swann October 14, 2010 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York 1948 $350-$500 $480 Swann Copies for Sale
PBA April 29, 2010 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $200-$300 $192 PBA Copies for Sale
Swann October 1, 2009 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York 1948 $250-$350 $420 Swann Copies for Sale
PBA April 16, 2009 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $204 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA January 15, 2009 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $204 PBA Copies for Sale
Swann November 29, 2007 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York 1948 $300-$500 $840 Swann Copies for Sale
PBA September 27, 2007 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $216 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA March 15, 2007 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $216 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA December 14, 2006 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $240 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA June 22, 2006 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $150-$250 $96 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA March 9, 2006 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $400-$700 $240 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA January 26, 2006 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $400-$600 $390 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA November 3, 2005 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $330 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA September 29, 2005 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $400-$700 $450 PBA Copies for Sale
Swann September 29, 2005 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York 1948 $300-$400 $374 Swann Copies for Sale
PBA June 2, 2005 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $400-$600 $270 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA March 24, 2005 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $300 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA November 18, 2004 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $250-$350 $300 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA September 30, 2004 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $250-$350 $216 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA April 25, 2002 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York Random House 1948 $300-$500 $660 PBA Copies for Sale
Swann October 18, 2001 Faulkner, William. Intruder in the Dust New York 1948 $300-$400 $374 Swann Copies for Sale