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McCabe, Patrick. EMERALD GERMS OF IRELAND. New York City, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. Hardcover. First Edition/First Printing. 306 pages. Fine/Fine. Signed.

The author's seventh novel. The first appearance of the title in the United States. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Patrick McCabe's "Emerald Germs of Ireland". One of the author's most brilliant, macabre, and dementedly funny works. "McCabe may well be the lodestone of Irish fiction" (New York Observer). An absolute "must-have" title for Patrick McCabe collectors. This copy is very prominently and beautifully signed and dated (in the year of publication) in blue pen on the title page by the author: "March 14, 2001. Patrick McCabe". It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page. This title is now collectible. This is one of few such signed and publication-year dated copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing (American) still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Copies available online have serious flaws, are subsequent printings, or are remainder-marked. This is surely an accessible and lovely alternative. A scarce signed copy thus. Finalist of the Booker Prize in 1992 for "The Butcher Boy" and in 1998 for "Breakfast On Pluto". One of the finest novelists of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER PATRICK MCCABE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG). ISBN 0060196785. $30.00

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