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Address signed by William Faulkner  

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Address by William Faulkner at the closing plenary session of the seventh national conference of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, in Denver Friday, October 2, 1959 - signed by Faulkner

Faulkner, William

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[1], 2 leaves, mimeographed typescript on rectos only, staple at top left corner. 36.6x20.6 cm (10½x8").

Signed William Faulkner in ink on the title sheet. Short address made by Faulkner while serving as a "consultant" to the conference, discussing in brief the free spirit of man and the tribulations of mankind, and concluding that, when all the earth's resources are expended, "The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade space ship and already quarreling about where they are going next." OCLC/WorldCat lists two copies of this mimeographed speech, at the Universities of Mississippi and Virginia.

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Old folds and a bit of aging; very good.

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