Local History 2016-02-09-faulknerbook

Published on February 9th, 2016 | by Brittain Thompson


Handmade Poetry book by William Faulkner Valued at upwards of $100,000

Oxford, Miss. (TLV)—Recently on Antique Road Show, a handmade poetry book by William Faulkner popped up.

The owner received the poetry book from a woman who was “like his grandmother.”

The woman and Faulkner seemingly had a summer fling that had him so enchanted he gave her the handmade book of poems and drawings. The book is valued at $70,000 to $100,000 according to the owner.

The video has been embedded below from PBS.org. The Local Voice Ligature

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Brittain is an associate editor of The Local Voice, ex-journalism student, and bad noise maker from the highway town of Brandon, MS.

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