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    Cormac McCarthy's Border Trilogy -- Signed

    Cormac McCarthy. The Border Trilogy - Three Signed First Editions. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992, 1994, 1998.

    The three novels that make up the "Border Trilogy" include: All the Pretty Horses. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First edition. Signed by McCarthy on half-title page. Octavo. 301 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth over black paper boards. Binding very slightly cocked. Some fading along bottom edge with light, speckled foxing along page edges. Near fine in dust jacket. [and:] The Crossing. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994. First edition. Signed on half-title page. Octavo. 425 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth over black paper boards. Top edge stained reddish-brown. Small stain to top edge, not affecting internals. Fine in jacket. [and:] Cities of the Plain. New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1998. First edition. Signed on half-title page. Octavo. 291 pages. Publisher's gilt-stamped black cloth over black paper boards. Top edge stained red. Small dampstain to top edge, affecting cloth on rear board and rear preliminaries. Near fine in jacket.

    Cormac McCarthy's almost mythic trilogy -- a startling and powerful modern classic of the Southwest that propelled McCarthy to international mainstream literary acclaim -- is comprised of three stand-alone novels. All the Pretty Horses, the National Book Award-winning first novel in the trilogy, is now a staple on high school reading lists, and is, perhaps, McCarthy's most popular work. A beautiful first edition set of the trilogy, rarely found with all volumes signed.


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