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

Sat, Jan 27, 2024 09:00AM EST
Lot 587

Cormac McCarthy, Signed 1st Editions, The Passenger plus Stella Maris

Estimate: $1,400 - $1,800

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1st Item: THE PASSENGER, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2022, 8 vo., First Edition stated with no additional printings. Presentation copy, warmly inscribed on the ffep (front free end paper) to McCarthy's long-time friend: "For Lanelle / My darlin / Tons of Love / Cormac". VG/VG, Very Good book in unread condition, in blue cloth boards with gilt stamping to spine, in VG unclipped jacket. 2nd Item: STELLA MARIS, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2022, 8 vo. First Edition stated with no additional printings. Presentation copy, signed on the ffep "Cormac McCarthy" and also warmly inscribed to McCarthy's long-time friend: "For Lanelle / Much love always / Cormac". F/F, Fine book in unread condition, in maroon boards with gilt stamping, in Fine unclipped jacket. Both books were published simultaneously (but STELLA being released a month after THE PASSENGER), both being offered together in a box set soon after. Note: Knopf also released a number of sets with McCarthy's signature on a tipped-in sheet; these are not that set, but a personalized pair.


1st Item (Passenger): book has slight looseness, slight dent to top page block, DJ (dust jacket) has roughing to spine edges, cover has separate 1" wrinkles to top. 2nd Item (Stella): Very slight looseness, DJ with very slight roughing to spine edges.

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Collection of the original giftee, East Tennessee.