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CITIES OF THE PLAIN by  Cormac McCarthy - Signed First Edition - 1998 - from Type Punch Matrix (SKU: 44614)

CITIES OF THE PLAIN

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CITIES OF THE PLAIN

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • First
Condition
Fine in fine slipcase.
ISBN 10
1890885045
ISBN 13
9781890885045
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New Orleans: B.E. Trice, 1998. Fine in fine slipcase.. Beautifully bound limited edition of the third volume of McCarthy's Border Trilogy. Following McCarthy's ALL THE PRETTY HORSES and THE CROSSING, CITIES OF THE PLAIN returns to characters John Grady and Billy Parham, struggling to make a living on a drought-stricken cattle ranch near the Southwestern border of the United States and Mexico. Critically praised, with reservations (as Sara Mosle noted in THE NEW YORK TIMES, "the most complex and sympathetic female character in the trilogy may be a wolf"), McCarthy's bleakness of vision and his cascade of mythic imagery still hold great power. A remarkably beautiful and untouched copy of this major work. 8.25'' x 5.5''. Original three-quarter gilt-stamped brown leather with marbled boards. Brown endpapers. In original gilt-stamped brown cloth slipcase. 291, [3] pages. No. 34 of a limited edition of 350 copies, signed by McCarthy at colophon. Faintest bumping to lower corner of text block. Appears unread.

Synopsis

Cities of the Plain is the final volume of American novelist Cormac McCarthy's "The Border Trilogy. " A film adaptation to be directed by Andrew Dominik has been announced for release in 2012. The title is a reference to Sodom and Gomorrah .

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book dealer
Type Punch Matrix US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
44614
Title
CITIES OF THE PLAIN
Author
McCarthy, Cormac
Book condition
second hand - Fine in fine slipcase.
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1890885045
ISBN 13
9781890885045
Publisher
B.E. Trice
Place of Publication
New Orleans
Date Published
1998
Keywords
20th century,US American,Limited Edition,Gift Idea,Post-WWII

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