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Horseman, Pass By by  Larry McMURTRY - First Edition - (1961) - from Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (SKU: 024130)

Horseman, Pass By

Horseman, Pass By by  Larry McMURTRY - First Edition - (1961) - from Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA (SKU: 024130)

Horseman, Pass By

by McMURTRY, Larry

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  • near fine
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

NY: Harper. (1961). McMurtry's first book, one of A.C. Greene's "50 best books on Texas," basis for the movie Hud, and winner of the Jesse H. Jones Award from the Texas Institute of Letters for the best novel of the year. Horseman, Pass By, which takes its title from the closing lines of William Butler Yeats's poem "Under Ben Bulben" (as did Mary McCarthy's first novel, Cast a Cold Eye), was a breakthrough in Texas literature and in regional literature in general: by telling a raw, unadulterated story entirely fitting to its contemporary West Texas setting, McMurtry not only brought the regional novel out of its quaint gentility but gave it a universality it could not have had otherwise; it has been called a West Texas Catcher in the Rye, with the caveat that the lives of Texans in general were a little more crude than those of the Easterners in Salinger's novel. Faint foxing to foredge and endpages; still a very near fine copy in a very near fine, lightly rubbed, price-clipped dust jacket. Unless otherwise noted, our first editions are first printings. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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Bookseller
Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
024130
Title
Horseman, Pass By
Author
McMURTRY, Larry
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper
Place of Publication
NY
Date published
(1961)

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Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

All books are First Editions or First American Editions in dust jackets unless otherwise noted and are returnable within 30 days.

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Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

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Hadley, Massachusetts
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About Ken Lopez Bookseller, ABAA

We deal in rare books, specializing in modern literary first editions. We regularly issue catalogs of Modern Literature and less regularly issue catalogs of Native American Literature, the Literature of the Vietnam War and the 1960s, and Nature Writing. Ken is a former President of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America. We maintain an office in Hadley, Massachusetts and welcome visitors by appointment. We are always interested in buying rare books, manuscripts, or related material in any of our areas of specialty and are happy to hear from anyone offering such items to us.

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