"Make a place on your bookshelf... If you love classic narrative, quest stories, adventure stories of high order transformed by one of the lapidary masters of contemporary American fiction, now is your hour of triumph": All The Pretty Horses; Inscribed by Cormac McCarthy 

  • All the Pretty Horses.

All the Pretty Horses.


Item Number: 62088

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1992.

Early printing of the first novel in McCarthy’s acclaimed Border Trilogy and winner of the National Book Award. Octavo, original half cloth. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the half-title page, “For Mary Bailey all best wishes Cormac McCarthy.” Fine in a near fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Chip Kidd.

All the Pretty Horses is an American classic to stand with the finest literary achievements of the century" (San Francisco Chronicle). "A taut, poetic evocation of the remote backcountry of south Texas and northern Mexico, strongly imagined and beautifully rendered by a very fine writer—one of our best—who deserves far more renown. The perception of horses is extraordinary, and Jimmy Blevins will take a place as one of the great characters of American literature" (Peter Matthiessen).

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