• Unsigned
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1966

£2,500.00

Set in a small, remote community in rural Tennessee in the years between the two world wars, The Orchard Keeper is an early classic from one of America’s finest and most celebrated authors. It tells of John Wesley Rattner, a young boy, and Marion Sylder, an outlaw and bootlegger who, unbeknownst to either of them, has killed the boy’s father. Cormac McCarthy’s debut novel is a magnificent evocation of an American landscape, and of a lost American time.


‘The feeling for the land and seasons is so intense as to be part of the story and there are scenes one will never forget . . . A complicated and evocative exposition of the transience of life’ Harper’s


‘A true American original’ Newsweek

Book Condition & Notes

Andre Deutsch, London, 1966. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket. First Edition. First UK Edition. Bound in red cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A very good copy in like dustwrapper a little rubbed at the head and tail of the spine. A nice copy. Author's first book and fairly uncommon.


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All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

Cormac McCarthy

Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist, screenwriter, and playwright who has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. A number of his works have been adapted into films, including All the Pretty Horses, The Road, and the four-time Academy Award–winning No Country for Old Men.

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Book Condition & Notes

Andre Deutsch, London, 1966. Hard Cover. Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket. First Edition. First UK Edition. Bound in red cloth with gilt titles to the spine. A very good copy in like dustwrapper a little rubbed at the head and tail of the spine. A nice copy. Author's first book and fairly uncommon.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.