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

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 582

Cormac McCarthy, Outer Dark, 1st Edition, Signed

Estimate: $1,200 - $1,400

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OUTER DARK, Cormac McCarthy, Random House, New York, 1968. First Edition, stated "First Printing" on copyright page; McCarthy's second book, this is a presentation copy, warmly inscribed on the half-title page to McCarthy's long-time friends, "To John & Lanelle with love / Cormac McCarthy". Good condition book, original light blue 1/4 cloth and gray paper boards; Poor-Fair first state jacket, separated at spine, but still with sharp interior corners, and price of $4.95 and date of 9/68 intact. 8 1/2" H x 5 3/4" W.


Book in Good condition, slightly loose, spots of toning and fading to covers, spine with soiling. DJ (dust jacket) in Poor/Fair condition, separated along front spine crease, 4" piece of spine separated, chips throughout, toning.

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Collection of the original giftee, East Tennessee.