New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992. First Edition. McCarthy's breakthrough book - the first volume in his highly-acclaimed 'Border Trilogy,' and winner of both the National Book Award for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award. Basis for a film adaptation directed by Billy Bob Thorton, starring Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz. Item #3514
First Printing. Octavo (22cm); charcoal paper and black cloth-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and author's initials to front cover; dustjacket; [x],302,pp. Previous owners name and address in a neat hand at upper front endpaper, upper corner of rear board gently tapped (though still sharp), else Near Fine. In an unclipped (priced $21.00), second state dustjacket, with 5 reviews on the rear panel and green letter 'A' at the first line of text on the front flap; some trivial wear to corners and extremities, else Near Fine.