Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2006
First Edition Signed
First edition of McCarthy‚ s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of a post-apocalyptic world, a work of ‚ stunning, savage beauty,‚ adapted to the screen in 2009 starring Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by Cormac McCarthy on a laid in bookplate. Signed by jacket designer Chip Kidd three times; on the front panel, the front free endpaper and on the rear panel. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Chip Kidd. In Cormac McCarthy‚ s The Road a father and son travel through a post-apocalyptic world in a novel of ‚ stunning, savage beauty‚ ¶ written with stripped-down urgency and fueled by the force of a universal nightmare. This is an exquisitely bleak incantation‚ "pure poetic brimstone‚ (New York Times). ‚ The Road is a wildly powerful and disturbing book‚ (Time). The Road earned McCarthy the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and became the basis for the 2009 film starring Viggo Mortensen and Charlize Theron.
Published by Picador, 2006
Book First Edition Signed
Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. First edition, first print hardback, with the elusive author signed Picador-issued bookplate affixed to the title page. Cormac McCarthy did not sign any copies of The Road directly, apart from several hundred copies that he left his son. The book is in near fine condition, with sharp corners and no bumps to the boards. Top of spine has a small crease; front board cover has a small mark, otherwise boards are clean. Toning to top edge of text block; some toning and spotting to the other edges of the text block. Some toning and spotting visible to a few page margins, but most pages are clean. No ownership inscription. Jacket is near fine and not price-clipped, no tears, with light toning to top edge of jacket verso. Signed by Author(s).