New York: Random House, .
First Edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2" X 5 3/4". 900pp. Stated first printing; first state with "The" above title on spine. Unclipped jacket shows rather heavy wear, with 2" open tear to head of spine, with loss of "D" to "COLLECTED," chipping to tail with small open tear above, chipping to top edges, small open tears and heavy scattered rubbing to panels, and heavy sunning to spine. Gray cloth over boards, with spine lettered in gilt over blue. Mild edgewear to binding, with light soiling and sunning, and bumping to top corners and head and tail of spine. Slight lean to spine. Light blue topstain. Previous owner's name to front pastedown. Blue background to title page. Binding is sound. Pages are clean and unmarked. A handsome first printing, in admittedly worn dust jacket, of the work of one of the most celebrated authors in Southern literature. Very good / fair. Item #3388