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Faulkner William The Sound and the Fury

First Edition Prices, Values and Auction Results

We collected a sample of 20 auction results of Faulkner, William's The Sound and the Fury from 3 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $120 and the highest overall price realized was $27500. The overall average price was $6548 and the median price realized for the book was $4135. There were 9 auctions (60%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 3 auctions (20%) exceeding the high estimates, and 3 auctions (20%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auctions of interest include: a Bonhams sale on April 13, 2015 of a 1929 - Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith edition for $27500 that first issue; a Swann sale on November 21, 2013 of a 1929 - Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith edition for $10625 that described as "spine panel uncommonly bright and unfaded"; a Swann sale on June 20, 2013 of a 1929 - Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith edition for $24000 that custom drop-back case; a PBA sale on January 26, 2006 of a 1929 - Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith edition for $14400 that described as "a near fine copy in a very good or better jacket; unrestored and attractive"; a Swann sale on November 11, 2004 of a 1929 edition for $7475 that custom cloth chemise and slipcase;

Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Copies For Sale
PBA January 26, 2017 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $1000-$1500 $1560 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Swann November 10, 2016 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $1800-$2500 $1625 Swann Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Swann May 18, 2016 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $3000-$4000 $4000 Swann Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Bonhams April 13, 2015 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 - $27500 Bonhams Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
PBA February 8, 2015 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $4000-$6000 $3300 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Swann November 21, 2013 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $15000-$20000 $10625 Swann Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Swann June 20, 2013 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $20000-$25000 $24000 Swann Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Swann November 8, 2011 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York 1929 $3500-$5000 $5040 Swann Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Bonhams October 10, 2011 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 - $3750 Bonhams Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Swann October 14, 2010 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York 1929 $6000-$9000 $4800 Swann Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
PBA June 18, 2009 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $5000-$8000 $3300 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Bonhams June 10, 2009 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 - $4270 Bonhams Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
PBA June 12, 2008 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $1000-$1500 $840 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Bonhams February 17, 2008 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 - $5700 Bonhams Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
PBA May 24, 2007 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1931 $200-$300 $120 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Bonhams February 18, 2007 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 - $7170 Bonhams Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
PBA December 14, 2006 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury London Chatto and Windus 1931 $200-$300 $156 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
PBA September 28, 2006 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $800-$1200 $1320 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
PBA January 26, 2006 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1929 $20000-$30000 $14400 PBA Abebooks Copies eBay Copies
Swann November 11, 2004 Faulkner, William. The Sound and the Fury New York 1929 $6000-$9000 $7475 Swann Abebooks Copies eBay Copies