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    Larry McMurtry. Horseman, Pass By. New York: [1961]. First edition of the author's first book, inscribed.

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    Larry McMurtry. Horseman, Pass By. New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, [1961]. First edition of the author's first book. Inscribed by McMurtry on the front free endpaper: "For Cynthia Farah/with good/wishes/Larry McMurtry." Cynthia Farah is a well-known Southwest photographer, and she and her husband, Jim, were friends of Cormac McCarthy. Octavo. 179 pages. Publisher's yellow cloth backstrip over black paper boards, front board stamped in blind, spine lettered in black, dust jacket. One small tape repair to verso of jacket, jacket spine a bit sunned, some mild edgewear to jacket, some rubbing to binding. Still, a fine copy. From the collection of Donald Kaufmann.

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