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    An Excellent Copy of McCarthy's Rare Fourth Novel

    Cormac McCarthy. Suttree. New York: Random House, [1979].

    First edition. Octavo. [viii], [472] pages.

    Publisher's black cloth backstrip over light yellow paper boards, front cover and spine stamped in gilt. In the original dust jacket. Jacket front flap has a very light crease, very minor rubbing to jacket and cloth. Not price-clipped or remaindered, as is often seen. A bright, fine copy, better than usual.

    This title, considered by many to be McCarthy's best work, is scarce in the first edition, as it had a very small first printing, and did not sell well initially, hence the very common remainder mark found on most copies. Copies in this condition are even scarcer.


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