New York: Delacorte, 1979. First printing of this edition. Three volumes. Publisher's beige buckram, gilt spine titles, housed in a matching printed paper slipcase. One of 250 copies (this being No. 105) SIGNED by the author on the first leaf of "Legends of the Fall." The other two volumes are INSCRIBED by Harrison to fellow author Chris Offutt: "To Chris / Jim Harrison." A tremendous association between two generations of the most important chroniclers of the American South and Midwest.
A tremendous association between two generations of the most important chroniclers of the American South and Midwest.
From the collection of Chris Offutt.
Offutt is the author of “Kentucky Straight” and other short story collections, novels, nonfiction, and memoirs, and, in 1996, was named one of the twenty Best Young American Novelists by “Granta” magazine. He has also written for popular television shows and national publications, has been visiting faculty at numerous institutions including the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, and has received awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and others.
"Legends of the Fall" is basis for the 1994 film of the same name directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins and Aidan Quinn. "Revenge" is the basis for the 1990 film directed by Tony Scott and starring Kevin Costner and Anthony Quinn. Slipcase illustration by John Thompson.
Near Fine and unread in a Near Fine slipcase. Very light rubbing to the gilt on the spines as usually found, and very faint toning to the slipcase. A very attractive set.