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2024 Winter Fine Art, Antiques & Jewelry (Day 1)

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 584

Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian, 1st Edition, Signed

Estimate: $3,800 - $4,200

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BLOOD MERIDIAN or THE EVENING REDNESS IN THE WEST, by Cormac McCarthy, Random House, New York, 1985. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed on the ffep (front free end paper) to McCarthy's long-time friends, "For John & Lanelle / With much love / Cormac". 1st/1st, Stated First Edition on copyright page with correct Random House number line "24689753" indicating First Printing. Octavo, G/G, publisher's red boards with red cloth spine, slightly off-white, original unclipped price of $17.95. Jacket housed in archival protector. 8 1/2" H x 6" W x 1 1/4" D.


Book is Good with slight looseness, toning and foxing to top edge, slight foxing to fore and bottom. DJ (dust jacket) is Good with some 1/8" chipping along top of front, spine and rear.

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Collection of the original giftee, East Tennessee.