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The Orchard Keeper.

The Orchard Keeper.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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New York: Random House, 1965. First edition of McCarthy's first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author in a contemporary hand on the front free endpaper, "To John Sheddan Cormac McCarthy." The recipient, John Sheddan was a close friend of McCarthy's. "Some of McCarthy's friends claim that the character Gene Harrogate (a character in McCarthy's novel, Suttree), or at least his watermelon venture, was based in some way on John Sheddan, "scholar, schemer, hustler, melon paramour" (Gibson 23)... However in a letter of response to Gibson's article, Knoxvillian Buzz Kelley writes that Sheddan was "probably McCarthy's best and most loyal friend from the Knoxville crowd," holder of two master's degrees, and not at all "a violator of vegetables nor one to fornicate with fruits" (Dianne C. Luce, Reading the World: Cormac McCarthy's Tennessee Period). Near fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. Housed in a custom half morocco… Read more
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Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West.

Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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New York: Random House, 1985. First edition of the author's fifth novel. Octavo, original half red cloth. Association copy, inscribed by the author in the month of publication on the front free endpaper, "For John Sheddan At Saxon Oaks Manor In April of 1985 All the best, old friend Cormac." The recipient John Sheddan was a close friend of McCarthy's. "Some of McCarthy's friends claim that the character Gene Harrogate (a character in McCarthy's novel, Suttree), or at least his watermelon venture, was based in some way on John Sheddan, "scholar, schemer, hustler, melon paramour" (Gibson 23)... However in a letter of response to Gibson's article, Knoxvillian Buzz Kelley writes that Sheddan was "probably McCarthy's best and most loyal friend from the Knoxville crowd," holder of two master's degrees, and not at all "a violator of vegetables nor one to fornicate with fruits" (Dianne C. Luce, Reading the World: Cormac McCarthy's Tennessee Period). Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with light wear.… Read more
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Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in The West (Presentation copy)

Blood Meridian or The Evening Redness in The West (Presentation copy)

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Hardcover
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Pasadena, California
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New York: Random House, 1985. First Edition. Near Fine/Very Good +. Presentation inscription on the half title to environmental writer and prolific Western author Edward Abbey: "For Ed, With all best wishes, Your friend Cormac." Accompanied by a letter of provenance from Abbey's widow. McCarthy rarely inscribed copies of his books, and his personal association to Abbey makes this rare book even more exceptional. Prior to Blood Meridian, McCarthy had modest success subsidizing his writing with grants but had yet to sell more than 5,000 of any single title. Abbey, meanwhile, was known as one of the most prolific American writers, using his books as a passionate call to readers to protect the natural resources and open lands of the West. In a letter from McCarthy to Abbey, McCarthy describes how he got "boxed out" while hiking Big Bend near Moab, and after retracing his steps and locating his car, he "drank some water and ate something and opened the book [he] was… Read more
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The Orchard Keeper.

The Orchard Keeper.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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New York: Random House, 1965. First edition of the author's rare first book. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on the title page in a contemporary hand. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket with some light wear to the extremities. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. Books signed by McCarthy are uncommon, especially his earlier novels. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. The novels of Cormac McCarthy owe much to William Faulkner, especially in their "use of dialect and concrete sense of the world— a debt McCarthy does not dispute. ‘The ugly fact is books are made out of books,’ he says. ‘The novel depends for its life on the novels that have been written.' "Cormac McCarthy is expert in generating an emotional climate, in suggesting instead of in stating, in creating a long succession of brief, dramatic scenes described with flashing visual impact" (The New York Times).
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Cormac McCarthy SIGNED collection includes (Outer Dark, Suttree, Child of God, and All the Pretty...
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Cormac McCarthy SIGNED collection includes (Outer Dark, Suttree, Child of God, and All the Pretty Horses)

by McCarthy, Cormac

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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First Editions, First Printings. A fabulous collection of 6 books, ALL SIGNED and INSCRIBED to a small press publisher over 25 years ago. A wonderful association with a letter of provenance from the publisher. This collection consists of 6 books. Four of the books are hardcover First Editions. The Suttree is a SIGNED Review book in wraps. One of the "All the Pretty Horses" is an uncorrected proof. All the books are in excellent condition. The hardcovers have the original dustjackets. Each book is SIGNED on the title page except for the "All the Pretty Horses" that is SIGNED on the page before the title page. The books are clean with NO marks or bookplates. A wonderful set authentically SIGNED and INSCRIBED by Cormac McCarthy.
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Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West.

Blood Meridian, or The Evening Redness in the West.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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Palm Beach, Florida
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New York: Random House, 1985. First edition of the author's fifth novel. Octavo, original half red cloth. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on the half-title page in a contemporary hand. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a touch of shelfwear. Jacket design by Richard Adelson. Jacket painting by Salvador Dali. "Blood Meridian seems to me the authentic American apocalyptic novel, more relevant even in 2000 than it was fifteen years ago. The fulfilled renown of Moby-Dick and of As I Lay Dying is augmented by Blood Meridian, since Cormac McCarthy is the worthy disciple both of Melville and of Faulkner. I venture that no other living American novelist, not even Pynchon, has given us a book as strong and memorable as Blood Meridian" (Harold Bloom). McCarthy can only be compared with our greatest writers, with Melville and Faulkner, and this is his masterpiece" (Michael Herr).
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Suttree.

Suttree.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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Hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1979. First edition of the author's fourth novel and what many consider to be his finest. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on the half-title page. Fine in a near fine dust jacket with a miniscule closed tear. Jacket design by Jack Ribik. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional example. Suttree is the fourth of McCarthy's novels to be published, but he had started it well before his first, The Orchard Keeper, appeared in 1965 to great critical acclaim. The principle scene of Suttree is Knoxville, Tennessee in the early 1950's. The central figure, Cornelius Suttree, is a fisherman who lives in a dilapidated houseboat on the river. Estranged from his prominent family, he has withdrawn from the society they represent, choosing instead a different world inhabited by people who live precarious, desperate, often violent lives. "McCarthy is a writer to he read, to be admired, and quite honestly- envied" (Ralph Ellison).
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Child of God.

Child of God.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • hardcover
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Used
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Hardcover
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Palm Beach, Florida
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New York: Random House, 1973. First edition of the author's second novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, "For Jimmy and Chris From El Paso Texas September 18, 1990 From your friend Cormac." Additionally signed in full by Cormac McCarthy below. The recipients were close friends of McCarthy. Fine in a near fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. A nice association. In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance. Basis for the 2013 film bearing the same name, starring James Franco.
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Outer Dark.

Outer Dark.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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Hardcover
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New York: Random House, 1968. First edition of the author's second novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed on the half-title page in a contemporary hand, "For John Markham With Best Wishes Cormac McCarthy." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. A superior example. Outer Dark is a novel at once mythic and starkly evocative, set in an unspecified place in Appalachia sometime around the turn of the century. A woman bears her brother's child, a boy; the brother leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes. Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both brother and sister wander separately through a countryside being scourged by three terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong toward an eerie, apocalyptic resolution. "A profound parable that ultimately speaks to any society in any time" (Time).
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Suttree
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Suttree

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Beverly Hills, California
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Random House, 1979. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. A fine first edition in a fine dust jacket, inscribed by Cormac McCarthy on the title page. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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Orchard Keeper
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Orchard Keeper

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • hardcover
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Used - Near Fine
Edition
1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, 1965 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy on a laid in signature. An attractive dustjacket that is rich in color with no chips or tears. The book is in nice condition. The binding is tight and square with no cocking. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a lovely copy of this true first edition SIGNED by the author.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Fine.
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Suttree
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Suttree

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • fine
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Used - Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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Mission Viejo, California
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New York: Random House, 1979 First Printing. Signed by McCarthy on the half title page. "First Edition" stated on copyright page with the proper number line "24689753". A bright, beautiful copy with no flaws whatsoever. Book is protected in a custom cut clear mylar cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition.. Fine/Fine.
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Outer Dark.

Outer Dark.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • hardcover
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Used
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Hardcover
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Palm Beach, Florida
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New York: Random House, 1968. First edition of the author's second novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Cormac McCarthy on the half-title page. Fine in a fine price-clipped dust jacket. Jacket design by Muriel Nasser. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp example. Outer Dark is a novel at once mythic and starkly evocative, set in an unspecified place in Appalachia sometime around the turn of the century. A woman bears her brother's child, a boy; the brother leaves the baby in the woods and tells her he died of natural causes. Discovering her brother's lie, she sets forth alone to find her son. Both brother and sister wander separately through a countryside being scourged by three terrifying and elusive strangers, headlong toward an eerie, apocalyptic resolution. "A profound parable that ultimately speaks to any society in any time" (Time).
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Child of God
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Child of God

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • near fine
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Used - Near Fine
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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Random House, 1973. First Edition. Near Fine/Near Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author on the title page. Bound in publisher's red paper-covered boards over black cloth spine lettered in gilt. Near Fine, with light bruising and light fading to cloth at spine ends. In a Near Fine dust jacket with light shelf wear, fading to the red lettering on the spine, and light toning to the flaps and blank verso. A lovely copy, signed by the author.
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Outer Dark

Outer Dark

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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  • First
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Used - Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, New York, 1968 First Edition, First Printing INSCRIBED and SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy to a small press publisher. An attractive First Issue dustjacket that has light wear to the edges. The book is in very good condition with some wear to the boards. The pages are clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful association copy authentically SIGNED by the author.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Near Fine.
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Outer Dark
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Outer Dark

by McCarthy, Cormac

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Used - Fine
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, New York, 1968 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy on a laid in signature. The ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with minor wear to the edges. This First Issue dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap of the dustjacket. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with light wear to the spine. The pages are exceptionally clean with NO writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a fabulous copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Cormac McCarthy First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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Suttree

Suttree

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, New York, 1979 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy on a laid in signature. The ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. This First Issue dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap of the dustjacket. The book is in great shape. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a wonderful copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Cormac McCarthy First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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The Orchard Keeper
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The Orchard Keeper

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • very good
  • hardcover
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Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Hardcover
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Portland, Oregon
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New York: Random House, 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition, second printing. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on the front free end paper. Near Fine with light rubbing to boards at fore edge, light bruising to spine at base, small water spot to topstain near spine, previous owner name and inkless ownership emboss to front free end paper. In an About Near Fine price-clipped dust jacket with light shelf wear, small creases to the front flap, a faint, horizontal line of offsetting along the bottom edge, a faint tidemark to the top of the rear panel and a small bit of bleeding from the green cloth spine onto the blank verso at the foot of the spine. The author's first published novel, scarce signed.
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All the Pretty Horses; The Crossing; Cities of the Plain.
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All the Pretty Horses; The Crossing; Cities of the Plain.

by McCarthy, Cormac

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Used
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Hardcover
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992-1998. First editions of each title in the author's acclaimed Border Trilogy. Octavo, original half cloth. 3 volumes. Each volume is signed or inscribed. All the Pretty Horses is inscribed by the author on the half title page, "For Jim & Brenda with love Cormac." The recipients were neighbors and friends of the author in El Paso, Texas. Cities of the Plain is signed by the author on the half title page and The Crossing on the title page. Each are fine in fine dust jackets. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. A very sharp set, with exceptional provenance. Cormac McCarthy's award-winning and best-selling trio of novels, The Border Trilogy, constitutes a genuine American epic. The young men in these novels come of age on Southwestern ranches in the 1930's, while across the border, Mexico beckons them with its desolate beauty and the cruel promise of a place where dreams are paid for in blood. The San Francisco Chronicle calls the trilogy "An… Read more
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Child of God
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Child of God

by McCarthy, Cormac

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  • fine
  • hardcover
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  • First
Condition
Used - Fine
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
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Laguna Hills, California
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Random House, New York, 1973 First Edition, First Printing SIGNED by Cormac McCarthy on a laid in signature. The ORIGINAL dustjacket is vibrant in color with NO chips or tears. This First Issue dustjacket has the printed price present on the front flap of the dustjacket. The book is in excellent condition. The binding is tight with NO cocking or leaning. The boards are crisp with a hint of wear to the edges. The pages are clean with NO marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a stunning copy SIGNED by the author. We buy Cormac McCarthy First Editions.. Signed by Author(s). 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine.
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