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    A Magnificent Copy of McMurtry's First Book

    Larry McMurtry. Horseman, Pass By. New York: Harper & Brothers [1961].
    First edition. Octavo. 179 pages.

    Yellow cloth back over black paper boards, lettered in black on the spine. Deckled fore-edge. Boards are pristine, edges and corners are like new. Spine ends show very minor wear. Textblock is clean and tight. Dust jacket is slightly rubbed at edges with just a few tiny chips here and there. Overall, a very impressive copy of this important first McMurtry book. This novel inspired the 1963 film Hud, starring Paul Newman.


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