LIE DOWN IN DARKNESS, INSCRIBED, WITH A RECORDING OF STYRON READING FROM THE WORK
STYRON, William. Lie Down in Darkness. Indianapolis and New York: Bobbs-Merrill, (1951). Octavo, original brown cloth, original dust jacket. $1200.
First edition of Styron’s first book, inscribed by him on the title page, “To Calvin Israel with best wishes William Styron.”
With a 1967 LP recording from CMS records of Styron reading excerpts from the book and John Knowles reading from A Separate Peace.
Slight rubbing to spine and boards, dust jacket spine slightly chipped. Very good condition. LP jacket and record fine.