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    Cormac McCarthy. The Orchard Keeper. New York: Random House, [1965]. First edition of the author's first novel. Octavo. [2, blank], [iv], 246, [247, about the author], [3, blank] pages. Publisher's green cloth backstrip over red boards, front board stamped in gilt and blind, spine stamped in red and gilt, in original dust jacket. Jacket spine somewhat sunned, some rubbing, thumbsoiling, and a few short creased tears to jacket. Front jacket flap joint is overstruck (some copies of the jacket were accidentally overstruck at this joint causing excessive creasing - this copy has that crease and an accompanying short tear). Minor rubbing to binding (binding is quite bright), endleaves foxed and offset, some light intermittent foxing in text. Edge of text block is foxed. Still, a very good copy.

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