The Wild Palms by William Faulkner. New York: Random House, 1939. First edition, third printing. Tan cloth boards, gilt lettering and green banding on spine, and green tinted page tops. 339 pages. Only the first edition has this title. Faulkner's original title, If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem, was changed by the publisher for the first edition to The Wild Palms against Faulkner's protests. Later editions have Faulkner' original title, If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem. Light shelf and dust jacket wear.