New York: Simon and Schuster, 1985. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. Tall, thick 8vo (small 4to), black quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine over black boards, pictorial dust jacket (price-clipped) depicting a mounted cowboy beside an Indian woman painted by Shannon Stirnweis, protected by a clear archival plastic cover (front flap price-clipped), ochre endpapers, 843 pages. 2 lbs. 12 oz. Fine / Fine. Item #3656
Larry Jeff McMurtry (born 1936) is an American novelist, essayist, bookseller, and screenwriter whose work is predominantly set in either the Old West or in contemporary Texas. His novels include Horseman, Pass By (1962), The Last Picture Show (1966), and Terms of Endearment (1975), which were adapted into films earning 26 Academy Award nominations (10 wins).
His 1985 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel LONESOME DOVE was adapted into a television miniseries that earned 18 Emmy Award nominations (seven wins), with the other three novels in his Lonesome Dove series adapted into three more miniseries, earning eight more Emmy nominations.
SUPERIOR COPY: tight, no internal annotations, bright. Four very small spots on the lower half of the front endpaper. Sharp bright dj. Number line ends in "1." No remainder markings.