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Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Beer Broadside, To the Voters of Oxford.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1030
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Faulkner, William (1897-1962) Beer Broadside, To the Voters of Oxford. [Oxford, Mississippi: Oxford Eagle, 1950]. Single leaf broadside, regarding the Oxford attempt to ban beer, with a letter from the original collector of the sheet, who was a graduate student at the time that Faulkner left it in his car; his wife saved it; he also states that Faulkner had the printing done at the local paper, the Oxford Eagle, some slight fading, old folds, housed in a custom case, 8 1/2 x 11 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Broadside, Oxford, Oxford, Mississippi, William Faulkner

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