McCarthy, Cormack -- Outer Dark [Book]
London: Andre Deutsch, 1970. First UK Edition. 238pp. Hardcover: NEAR FINE. Dust Wrapper: NEAR FINE. Book has a square spine, pages are crisp. There is a small indentation that runs from the free endpaper to the introductory page. The text block has light foxing, and a stain on the bottom edge. Wrapper is bright, with modest toning, minimal chipping and slight creases inside front flap.
The second novel by the author of All The Pretty Horses and Blood Meridian, the story of a woman who bears her brother's child and leaves it in the woods to die. Upon its publication, Time noted that the author had "developed into an exceptional talent" with this "profound parable that ultimately speaks to any society in any time."