New York; (1999): Everyman's Library, Knopf. Thick Octavo. Item #026152
The first edition of the Border Trilogy in one volume, signed by Cormac McCarthy. 301 pages, 426 pages, and 292 pages. These epic novels deal with young men in crisis along the Texas border with Mexico. Whether it is John Grady Cole whose cowboy life takes him romance and one of the most violent scenes in literature in a Mexican prison, or Billy Parham in The Crossing whose journey takes him to Mexico or the coming together of these two drifters in Cities of the Plain which tells a story of a darkly beautiful elegy on the American frontier. A fine copy bound in red cloth, spine lettering gilt over black silk ribbon marker, in fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.