Lot 57: Cormac McCarthy's "Border Trilogy." 1992-1998.
December 1, 2016
Falls Church, VA, USALive Auction
Description: McCarthy, Cormac. 3 Titles, together constituting The Border Trilogy. NY: Alfred A. Knopf. 8vo. Hardcover in dj. Near fine. ++ ALL THE PRETTY HORSES. 1992. 1st edition in 2nd issue dj: Earliest date on rear flap (5/92), and dj price is (FPT U.S.A. $21.00/ Canada $26.50), but the A in the beginning on the blurb on front dj flap is green, and the rear panel ends with a quote from Publishers Weekly. ++ THE CROSSING. 1994. 1st trade edition. Half black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, red top edge. Dj price is FPT U.S.A. $23.00/ Canada $29.95. 6/94 at base of rear flap. ++ CITIES OF THE PLAIN. Knopf, 1998. 1st trade edition. Half black cloth with gilt lettering, red topstain. Rear flap has correct blurbs (Cormac McCarthy has received the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award for All the Pretty Horses. 2 reviews on rear dj panel (Kurt Tidmore, Washington Post Book World and Robert Hass, New York Times Book Review). Dj price: FPT U. S. A. $24.00/ Canada $33.50.