New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992-1998. First Editions. Attractive set of McCarthy's critically acclaimed Border Trilogy - his first encounter with mainstream success after writing five novels between 1965-1985. The first volume (All the Pretty Horses) won both the National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award in 1992, and served as the basis for Billy Bob Thorton's 2000 adaptation starring Matt Damon and Penelope Cruz. Item #3994
First Printings. Three octavo volumes (22cm); black paper and cloth-covered boards, with titling and author's initials stamped in gilt on spines and front covers; brown and red topstains; [x],302,; [viii],426; [viii],291,pp. Fine in Fine, unclipped dustjackets.